does anyone need another example of positive ANYMORE?

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Thu Feb 14 03:27:45 UTC 2008

Should it be "the Marshalls' (residence)"? I thought this was a special
usage of the singular apostrophe. I wonder if you'd see " Bobs' " for a
same- or opposite-sex couple with the same first name, LOL. BB

RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
> Seems ro me also somewhat akin to people named e.g. "Tom and Mary Marshall"
> (never see this on the porches of same-sex couples) who hang signs on their
> front porch saying things like "The Marshall's"!

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