Is lady or lunch lady a proper noun in the following sentence?
The lunch lady told me that I had to pay three dollars.
Reading - GuruBlue, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 7:15pm
I would hyphenate lunch-lady. That is the correct term to indicate which person told you that.
Reading - Tyler, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 7:19pm
Okay, so if I hyphenate it will it make it a proper noun?
Reading - Ms. Sue, Thursday, October 18, 2007 at 7:36pm
No. Lunch lady is a common noun.