Welcome to CSR Nation
Is "self-evaluation" hyphenated?
Yes. Per Morson's Rule 154, "Use a hyphen with the prefixes self and quasi."
Thank you, Marjorie. And thanks for the reference. :-)
You're welcome, Janiece!
Does anyone hyphenate left-shoulder problems or right-shoulder pain or left-knee complaints, low-back pain. These type of things?
my proofreader hyphenates these.
Yes, I do. Per Morson's Rule 148f, "The driver signaled for a left-hand turn. (adj. + noun before noun) There's a specific example, low-back pain, pain in my low back.