Forming Possessives. Showing possession in English is a relatively easy matter (
believe it or not). By adding an apostrophe and an s we can manage to ...
The apostrophe is a punctuation mark used to mark omissions and possessives
of nouns and pronouns.
Feb 22, 2013 ... The apostrophe has three uses: To form possessives of nouns; To show the
omission of letters; To indicate certain plurals of lowercase letters ...
With the addition of 's (or sometimes just the apostrophe), a noun can change
from a plain old person, place or thing to a person, ...
The apostrophe ( ' ) has three uses: contractions, plurals, and possessives. ... The
possessive of a plural noun is formed by adding only an apostrophe when the ...
Jan 5, 2007 ... Get Grammar Girl's take on apostrophe catastrophe. Learn how to make plural
words possessive, how to make words that end in s plural, and ...
Q. Would the phrase “The Board of Trustees meeting” be considered an
attributive noun? Or should possession be indicated with an apostrophe? Thank
you for ...
Use the apostrophe to make words possessive. ... For 25 of the 26 letters of the
alphabet, the rule is simple: When a noun does not end in s, use apostrophe + s.
In most cases (with singular nouns) all that is needed is an apostrophe and the
letter “s.' ... Possessive nouns are nouns that show ownership or possession.
Jun 20, 2013 ... by Tyler Krupa I don't think that I'm revealing a big grammar secret by ... the
possessive of a singular name is formed by adding an apostrophe ...