Newsweek: Ask a Copy Editor


Last week, we asked you to submit questions to our awesome cohort of copy editors. And you guys totally did! So let’s get to it!

Dear Copy Editor, tell me what you think about the singular possessive for a noun ending in s? Is it James’ or James’s? Does it really matter anyway? Oh, and I…

Ooh, I helped with this. I answered the first and fourth questions.

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