Q. I am working with an author who insists on referring to a photo as “this 1950’s photo.” Is the apostrophe needed?
Q. My question is about where to place the footnote superscript in a bullet list. Do you put it before the colon that introduces the list, after the colon, or at the end of the list?
Q. Is it appropriate to treat “grinding media” as a singular noun?
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