Sunday, July 21, 2013

Grammar: Apostrophes.

So this is how the damn apostrophe is used for plural possession.  It would be nice if spell checkers stopped highlighting this as an error.

Rule 2
Use the apostrophe to show possession. Place the apostrophe before the s to show singular possession.

one boy's hat
Ms. Chang's house

NOTE: Although names ending in s or an s sound are not required to have the second s added in possessive form, it is preferred.

Mr. Jones's golf clubs
Texas's weather

Rule 4
To show plural possession, make the noun plural first. Then immediately use the apostrophe.

two actresses' hats
two children's hats
the Changs' house

Read all 13(!!!) rules [here]
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