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I am curious: is it proper usage of grammar to use these words together : Fairly quickly ex: We responded to the fire call fairly quickly.
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Christine, a Fairfield, NJ, asks...
My question is one of possession. Can you add an s' or 's to words like "mice"?
Anne answers...
When the word itself is strictly used in the plural sense, you add 's. This goes for men, women and children, as well as mice.
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