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  • Dave Dec 15, 2008 @ 22:14

    I like this even though I’m not sure what a shopper’s market is.

  • Ken Wagner Dec 16, 2008 @ 23:52

    I was sitting in a new outdoor market-courtyard thing they recently added to a nearby suburban shopping mall. “Shopper’s Market” sounded more African or Greek than “Shopping Mall.”

    I obsessed endlessly over punctuation. I think Shoppers’ is technically correct, but I couldn’t bear the sight of the hanging apostrophe. I rationalized the singular possessive by convincing myself that I was zooming in on the experience of one shopper in a busy market.

    The original (pre-publish) version read “Busy market . . . “