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Lewis & Clark Style Guide

possessives

  • To make the possessive form of most singular nouns, add an apostrophe and an s.
the dog’s bone
that house’s windows
a child’s game
the moss’s texture
 
  • Exception: Do not add an s when making the possessive form of proper nouns that end in s, whether singular or plural.
Strauss’ Vienna (but Mahler’s Vienna)
Dickens’ writing
the Joneses’ cabin
 
  • To make the possessive form of most plural nouns, add an apostrophe.

I don’t think much of those candidates’ chances.

Lewis & Clark Style Guide

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