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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Krista asks...
The school team name is Trojans. The students prepared a sign that read "Here comes the Trojans." Is Trojans a collective noun? Is this correct?
Anne answers...
Technically Trojans is not a collective noun. It is the plural of Trojan, so "Here come the Trojans" is more correct.
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