In the following sentence , should locally owned have a hyphen?
A fun, causal way to sample the sights, stories and flavors of a cross-section of locally owned restaurants.
English Language & Usage Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
If you look here you’ll see that adverbs ending with -ly aren’t hyphenated. When they are, it is called “hypercorrection.”