Contemporary essays, fiction, and opinion offered regularly by author Anne Brandt.

Question for the week
Is there anything wrong with the following phrase? "It cost less to reuse boxes than to buy new ones."
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Lynne asks...
In the wording "in today's market" is the apostrophe "s" in today's in the right place or does it go after todays'?
Anne answers...
It is correct as it stands. Here's why: Today is a singular noun. The rule for making most singular nouns possessive is to add an apostrophe and an s.
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