Re: [ADS-L] does an yone need another example of positive ANYMORE ?

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Thu Feb 14 03:44:45 UTC 2008

In a message dated 2/13/08 10:28:31 PM, gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM writes:

> 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

Or "The Bruces's"--though of course couples usually do not have the same
name: "The Heath-Stewards'"?

But why any apostrophe at all? The Marshalls' WHAT? Why not just "The
Marshalls," "The Bruces," "The Heath-Stewards"? Do people who live alone use

Does the pope have a sign that says, "The Pope's"?

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