We laughed at each others stories.

Should there be an apostrophe in the word others and, if so, should it be before or after the s.

Thank you.

P. S. There are many people telling stories and laughing; not just two.
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The point is well taken that 'each' is singular and therefore other(s) is singular, so the apostrophe goes before the 's'.

But what if one considers 'others' to be a dependent clause of 'each'? To illustrate:

We all laughed at each of all the others' stories.
This is nonsense. What if one makes the relationship between 'each' and 'others' more irrelevant than you have already? Consider the following:

Each member of the marching band reports to the school cafeteria for debriefing due to an epidemic outbreak of stupidity in the lesser-known The Others fan club, which was founded by none other than The Others' star, Nicole Kidman.
Have I enlightened our original poster due to this grammatical illustration? Maybe, but not with regard to what his or her original concern was. Similarly, your response does nothing to answer the original poster's question; it is purely tangential and as pointless as the following anecdote.

Ah, but what if there were a boy regrettably named Each Others.

We laughed at Each Others' stories.. mainly because he had such a ridiculous name.
Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?
Actually, grammarians agree that it is each other's because it is singular, even though you need 2 to compare.
How about this sentence, is the apostrophe position correct for the word others? He continues to try his best and wants to meet others’ expectations.