apostrophe use

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Is the apostrophe placed correctly in the phrase "Dr. Byrnes' diagnosis"?

asked Aug 23 '11 at 18:08 Kelly Steward New member

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Dear,

actully apostrophe sign should be used at the end of the noun.

and we have kinds of apostrophe "singular 's or plural s' "

link comment answered Aug 24 '11 at 03:03 syedrahim42 New member
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Yes.  This is correct.  For names that end in 's' we can put an apostrophe at the end of the noun and avoid putting on another 's', which makes pronounciation more complicated.

 

Dr. Byrnes' ("s") v. Dr. Byrnes's ("s'z")

link comment answered Aug 26 '11 at 03:48 Kimberly Expert

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