Feb 17, 2005 ... Many people struggle with the possessive case of singular nouns when the
words already end with s. The general rule is this: Form the ...
Rule 2: To show plural possession of a word ending in an s or s sound, form the
plural first; then ...... What is the singular possessive of the following words?
Feb 22, 2013 ... This handout provides rules and examples for apostrophe usage. ... add 's to the
singular form of the word (even if it ends in -s): ... For plural, proper nouns that are
possessive, use an apostrophe after the 's': "The Eggleses' ...
Rule #1: Making singular nouns possessive. Add an apostrophe + s to most
singular nouns and to plural nouns that do not end in s. You'll use this rule the
The apostrophe ( ' ) has three uses: contractions, plurals, and possessives. ... The
general rule is that the possessive of a singular noun is formed by adding an ...
In most cases (with singular nouns) all that is needed is an apostrophe and the
letter “s.' But there are a few more rules to follow so let's take a look. First, the ...
Aug 4, 2014 ... This post is about how to form the possessive of a proper name that ends ... the
rule for forming the possessive of a singular noun ending in -s is ...
We make the owner of the tail (dog) possessive by adding apostrophe plus s. ... (
But read on regarding the last example and the rule for singular nouns ending ...
Although plural nouns that end in s take only an apostrophe, singular nouns that
end in s take an apostrophe + s – the boss's office, James's dog, Lois's friends, ...
Rule 2 - the exception: If you have added an s to a word to make it plural, (cat ... a
word, look in front of the apostrophe and see if the word is singular or plural.