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 ...
Four simple rules for using apostrophes correctly in English.
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 ...
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 ...
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
Oct 29, 2015 ... Here are some of the most common ways to use apostrophes—and some ... (
Although such sentences are correct, they often sound awkward.
Mar 24, 2016 ... These six guidelines should help you decide when to use apostrophes and when
to leave them out.