Should the expression "tip-a-day" be hyphenated all the time? Even when it doesn't modify a noun following it?
Tip-a-day is a hyphenated compound word. You are correct that you would hyphenate it as a adjective modifying a noun, but some compound nouns also need hyphenation, 'merry-go-round' is a good example.
If, however, you say 'tip of the day' you would not need hyphenation.
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Hero of the day
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