Questions tagged with apostrophe

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Apostrophe help
I write 5 bulletins fortnightly where I work. I write each one with specific updates for the staff, residents, relatives, ...
apostrophe apostrophes possesive title 0 votes, asked Oct 19 by Sophie
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Is an apostrophe needed in this sentence?
I know that the following sentence is a little long and not very elegant. My question, though, is this: Is ...
possesive apostrophe 0 votes, asked Oct 01 by Iswarya V
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A question on apostrophes
If I say "he is 60 years' old" is it correct to use the apostrophe or should there be no ...
apostrophe apostrophes 0 votes, asked Sep 29 by Steve
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Where to put the possessive apostrophe
The class' quiz was a success or the class's quiz was a success..can you help? surely it's not the classes ...
possessive apostrophe 0 votes, asked Sep 09 by Lesley Roberts
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Apostrophe use
Which is correct? Mike's and Kersi's place. Or Mike and Kersi's place
Apo apostrophe +1 vote, asked Aug 20 by J.,Ranadive
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May I have the correct usage for the following sentence:"Not a problem, it was pops car anyway"Slang for father as ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Aug 01 by Carmine
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Using an apostrophe s for sports teams
When referring to high school sports teams as a title, link in website navigation, award engraving or list of students ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Jul 21 by Bill Ruhl
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Use of apostrophe
Which of these statements is correct? Where Gardener's Shop in XYZ or Where Gardeners Shop in XYZ
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Jul 16 by Ally Piper
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Possessive use
When saying something like boys and girls soccer or girls tennis and so on is an apostrophe necessary?
possessive apostrophe singular plural +1 vote, asked Jun 13 by Ryan Fennell
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Veterans Memorial or Veterans' Memorial
My dad is writing an inscription for a memorial honoring local veterans. However, he has a number of questions that ...
apostrophe possessive +1 vote, asked Jun 11 by Todd
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Correct apostrophe usage
All the examples I can find in regards to correct apostrophe usage alsways have the noun that is being possessed ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked May 08 by Mike
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Use of Apostrophe
Which is correct and why? Please clarify. 1) He's a friend of my father. 2) He's a friend of my ...
apostrophe possesive 0 votes, asked Apr 30 by Abdul Quadir
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Apostrophe unanswered...
I have a basic understanding of the use of apostrophe for possession. However, I came across a situation that I ...
apostrophe possession for of 0 votes, asked Apr 30 by Martin
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When referring to one member of a group of many belonging to one person (for example, a father), does the ...
apostrophe 0 votes, edited Apr 01 by Rebecca Engel
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Plural possessive nouns
Getting married. New last name will be Boyle. We are having a crawfish boil and are printing koozies with Boyles ...
plural possesive nouns apostrophe 0 votes, asked Mar 04 by Haley
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Using an Apostrophe
Which of the following is correct? 1) We do not believe CEOs must have financial pedigrees. 2) We do not ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Feb 17 by Laura Ercoli
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apostrophe or no apostrophe
My daughter's volleyball team is having a debate. They are 16 so it's girls volleyball vs womens volleyball. So as ...
apostrophe sports 0 votes, asked Jan 16 by Naia Ohana
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Possessive form of "gov't"? (gov't's???)
In my History research I often shorten government to gov't. My spell checker marks "gov't's" as incorrect, and I am ...
apostrophe possession govt govts history 0 votes, asked Jan 06 by Pudge Pudge
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Apostrophes and possesion
Two men named Steve decide they want to start a business together, and so they name their business, "Two Steve's ...
nouns proper apostrophe possession 0 votes, asked Dec 29 '14 by Chris Raiola
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Writer's Workshop or Writers' Workshop?
I am writing a supplementary essay, and I wanted to talk about a writer's workshop we did in class. However, ...
apostrophe possession 0 votes, asked Dec 28 '14 by Luc
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Should years, as in - "last years" - have an apostrophe?
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Dec 07 '14 by Joanna
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Plural possesive: bodies'
If I understand the rules, the correct possesive form of the biochemistry of our bodies would be our bodies' biochemistry. ...
plural possesive apostrophe bodies 0 votes, asked Nov 24 '14 by YossiD
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Apostrophe usage
I'm creating a photo book and I'm stumbling with a title for a specific section. Which is correct? Guest Portraits ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Nov 19 '14 by Samantha
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apostrophe question
Hi, I am offering meditations for children. *I* have written the meditations to be *used* by children, to be *listened*to* ...
apostrophe object possesive plural 0 votes, asked Nov 11 '14 by minimedi .com
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Use of contractions
Is this correct: Do you know what your doctor's really thinking?
apostrophe contractions possessive 0 votes, asked Oct 15 '14 by Phyllis Renfro
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You've had a question here about visitors' book and the suggestion was that it should be guest book as the ...
punctuation apostrophe 0 votes, asked Oct 05 '14 by Vally P
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Problem with word love
When love owns something is it loves, love's, loves' or love's'? Demise/product of love - loves, love's, love's or love's' ...
apostrophe 0 votes, asked Sep 18 '14 by mirko
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should there be an apostrophe after the s?
In the sentence, 'You have six months' supplies of fuel and food if you are careful.' Should there be an ...
apostrophe s 0 votes, asked Sep 14 '14 by carol powney
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possessive apostrophe or not?
Which is correct where there are three frogs so plural making noises collectively called a chorus? Is the apostrophe used ...
apostrophe possessive plural 0 votes, asked Aug 08 '14 by carol powney
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Should you capitalize a proper name which has been contracted with an initial apostrophe?
My friend is a fan of the group "The Aquabats". On their television show, they frequently refer to themselves by ...
apostrophe capitalization 0 votes, asked Jun 06 '14 by beavinator1
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