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    Plus

    I work in the advertising/print business as a proofreader and I'm frequently perplexed by the use of the word 'plus', meaning variously 'and', 'furthermore' etc. Here's an example: Great fashion, unbeatable prices, plus, you get 10% off if you buy before the end of the month. In our business...
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    Apostrophes

    Does anyone have a view on the use of apostrophes in such expressions as: 12 months guarantee and 6 months experience? I feel that the word months' should be written thus, with the apostrophe after the s. However, it's not a possessive since the the guarantee does not 'belong' to the number of...
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