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Tagged since some wonderful person is probably watching it for these quick fixes and it's in the same spirit as a simple typo.

Please replace the hyphens on the careers profile page with en-dashes, Unicode code point U+2013. Hyphens are for hyphenated words only. Reference: The Punctuation Guide

Bad:
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Better:

Computer Science, …

2010 – 2014 (regular space)

2010 – 2014 (with U+202F narrow no-break space)

2010–2014 (no space)

  • Hmm. Not a Grammar-Nazi situation - would this be considered a Unicode-Nazi, or Punctuation-Nazi problem? – Adam Davis Jul 24 '15 at 14:49
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    @AdamDavis As your grandmother would attest, punctuation is important :) For the record, accepted style when limited to ASCII is to use two/three hyphens for an en-/em-dash: I bought 20--30 apples at the market---they were delicious. – Sean Allred Jul 24 '15 at 14:51
  • I didn't think there was supposed to be a space between the number and the en dash? – grg Jul 24 '15 at 16:14
  • @grgarside I've always seen it as more-or-less optional. You really don't want too much space between, but some fonts will awkwardly clash the dash with other characters. Personally, I like to use a half-space (also called thin space). I make the call on a font-by-font basis. – Sean Allred Jul 24 '15 at 16:27
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Good eye, thanks for pointing this out! A fix is on its way.

  • And the fix is live :) Thanks! – Sean Allred Aug 25 '15 at 12:12

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