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yuiop

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#1 13 years ago

about the possevive apostrophe. Say I have a friend named Ross and Ross has some tacos. Do I write that those tacos are Ross' or do I write that those tacos are Ross's.




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#2 13 years ago

Wouldn't that make " those tacos are Ross' " ? Atleast that is what I would use, but then again i'm Dutch...




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#3 13 years ago

I believe the latter is correct. Though its easier to write:

"Those tacos belong to Ross"




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#4 13 years ago

Nonsense. All tacos are mine. But, *if* Ross conceivably stole some of my tacos, they would be Ross', at least until I killed the poor sucker and took them back. Ross' Jesus' etc.




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#5 13 years ago

Ummm. I'm pretty sure it is Ross's. I have a friend named Ross and that's how I alway refer to something of his. Then again, I live in Texas. You would add the approstrophe to the end if the word is plural.




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#6 13 years ago

Yeah, I'm right. It is Ross's.

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yuiop

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#7 13 years ago

Ah yeah, thanks Aeroflot, that's been bugging me.




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#8 13 years ago

Actually, thank you. I think that I'll go read up on more English grammar so I can fix my own mistakes.




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#9 13 years ago
yuiopAh yeah, thanks Aeroflot, that's been bugging me.

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