How do you use apostrophe S with multiple names?
Where two or more people own one item together, place an apostrophe before an “s” only after the second-named person. For example: Incorrect: Bill’s and Mary’s car was a lemon, leading them to seek rescission of their contract under the state’s lemon law.
Why do some last names have apostrophe?
Answer: the apostrophe is an English way of writing the original name, and its a way of writing the accent over the ‘O’. So it should be a separate word, instead of an apostrophe.
What is the correct way to write the Smiths?
The Smiths is plural for “Smith” and means there is more than one person named Smith and the invitation is from them all. When in doubt, we like to use “The Smith Family”. The Smith’s (with an apostrophe before the s) is the possessive of “Smith” and indicates one person ownership.
How do you write the plural of a family last name?
Learn how to address them properly. You usually make family names plural by adding an “s” to the end. However, if the name ends in “s,” “x,” “z,” “ch,” or “sh,” you usually add an “es” instead (but there are exceptions). The plural of “mother-in-law” is “mothers-in-law.”
Is it Davis or Davis’s?
According to Grammarbook.com, the nerds of the world will argue heatedly on the subject for eternity, but the most roundly accepted rule is to include the apostrophe, along with an extra “S.” (Davis’s rather than Davis’).
What are the apostrophes with names ending in s?
the Patels’ cats
How do I use apostrophe with names ending in “s”?
for goodness’ sake
How to use apostrophes with s?
Possessive Nouns. If you have a noun,such as “ball,” “Fred,” or “liberty,” you’ll need an apostrophe S to show possession.
When to put an apostrophe after s?
(1) To show possession. a dog’s kennel our boys’ bedroom