possessive nouns

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In the sentence their ids were on the table, should ids be spelled as ids or id's?

asked Mar 04 '11 at 04:08 natalie New member

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Are you talking about "ids" as in identification cards, or "ids" as in the psychological id, ego and super ego?

 

Identification cards: "Their IDs were on the table." Capitalise "ID" because it's an acronym.

Psychological id: "Their ids were on the table."

 

Apostrophe-s is used to form a possessive, not to pluralise a word.

 

link comment answered Mar 04 '11 at 22:57 Collane Ramsey Expert

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