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Better Writing: Proper Use of Possessive Form

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Apr 26, 2011 5:30:00 AM

Here are some examples of when the letter s is added to a possessive form.

Nouns plural in form, singular in meaning. When the singular form of a noun ending in s looks like a plural and the plural form is the same as the singular, the possessive of both singular and plural is formed by the addition of an apostrophe only. If ambiguity threatens, use of to avoid the possessive.

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