Posted on 07/31/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar Girl’s recent discussion of whether to use “re-enter” or “reenter” left at least one reader unsatisfied.

Specifically, he wondered why she didn’t also mention the diaeresis — the two dots over a letter that are identical to the umlaut — as a possible solution.

If you’re curious about either the diaeresis in particular or diacritical marks in English in general, check out the latest episode of Grammar Girl's podcast.

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