Rule 1a. Use the apostrophe to show possession. To show possession with a
singular ... Rule 2b. Do not use an apostrophe + s to make a regular noun plural.
(In fact, oddly enough, it's Rule Number One in Strunk's "Elementary Rules of ...
When we want the possessive of a pluralized family name, we pluralize first and ...
Feb 22, 2013 ... This handout provides rules and examples for apostrophe usage. ... For plural,
proper nouns that are possessive, use an apostrophe after the ...
Scribendi.com's editors talk about plural possessives and show examples of ...
An exception to this rule is the possessive of plural nouns that do not end in "s.
Possessive plurals can be confusing. Follow these simple English grammar rules
for possessive plurals to show ownership correctly.
Plural Possessives. To make most nouns plural, add an -s or -es. The -es is
added to words that end in an s or z sound. Do not use an apostrophe. Examples:
We use apostrophes to show possession, form contractions, and make odd
plurals. These are the rules to find and fix apostrophe errors.
There are phonological rules which govern how we say the plural forms of most
.... The same three rules even work for the possessives of singular nouns -- both ...
Jan 5, 2007 ... How to make singular and plural words that end with "s" possessive. ...
Unfortunately, I have to admit that this isn't a hard-and-fast rule; it's a ...
The general rule is that you should not use an apostrophe to form the plurals of
nouns, abbreviations, or dates made up of numbers: just add -s (or -es, if the ...