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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Mary, a restaurant owner, asks...
Which sentence is correct? A unique dining experience or an unique dining experience.
Anne answers...
It is a unique dining experience, because you use a instead of an in front of a long u. Other examples include: a unicycle, a union, a useful idea.
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