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Whereafter is a formal way to say: After which: dinner was taken at a long wooden table, whereafter we sipped liqueurs in front of a roaring fire. (ODO) The term is just one single word, as two separate words usage and meaning are different as shown in Ngram (whereafter vs where after).


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I suggest the dictionaries are more comphrensive than Outlook spell check. It is still valid to split into the two base words. But it is fairly formal language, which seems to have a legal usage. So the joined form would be more common.


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A region of a city requires capitalization if the direction word is part of its name, so the West End of London, North and South Philadelphia, and East New York all take capitals because they are official names of neighborhoods. New York also has the East Side and the West Side, which are recognized formal names, but there might be another city where "the ...


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Authorities at Oxford and Webster do not control or shape the English Language, they only define it. In reality, the collective mind of every English speaker shapes the language. And because some words have gained popularity in some groups and not others, the language has spread out into many dialects. If you've ever read Mark Twain, you might have found his ...



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