A 2008 survey found that nearly half of the UK adults polled were unable to use
the apostrophe correctly.
Correct: two actresses' roles (actress + es + apostrophe) Incorrect: two actress's
roles. Rule 2b. Do not use an apostrophe + s to make a regular noun plural.
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Feb 22, 2013 ... For plural, proper nouns that are possessive, use an apostrophe after the 's': "The
Eggleses' presentation was good." The Eggleses are a ...
Use an apostrophe to indicate ownership by a proper noun. An apostrophe with
an "s" after a proper noun indicates that the person, place or thing owns ...
Sentence B is correct because Lochness needs a year of work on his mouth. (
Actually ... If the plural noun is not showing ownership, don't use an apostrophe.
Four simple rules for using apostrophes correctly in English.
You can read more rules and guidelines about apostrophes on the Oxford
Dictionaries blog. Here you will find further examples of correct and incorrect use
The rules concerning the use of apostrophes in written English are very simple: ...
This applies to all nouns, so the correct versions are Jesus's disciples, Keats's ...
Rules for the correct use of the apostrophe. In UK and US English, the
apostrophe is used: To indicate the possessive. To indicate missing letters.
Sometimes to ...