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."
Rules of the Games
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Colleen, a music teacher, asks...
Would my name be written as Ms. Petitt with a period after Ms or without a period?
Anne answers...
Even though Ms. is not an abbreviation for anything, standard convention requires you put a period at the end. So you would be Ms. Petitt.
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