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Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?
Subject:Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe? From:Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> To:Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 6 Mar 2015 11:58:36 -0800
Excellent find Peter!
It is worth noting this quote, "Royceâ â as you must have noticed while
reading the name â ends with an apostrophe. Thatâs to make the name spell
six letters, since the Japanese consider six lettered names lucky."
This is an example where the apostrophe isn't being used as a diacritical
mark but rather, as an anachronistic glyph.
In this case, I think Jay's question is valid.
This is awesome!
On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 11:51 AM, Peter Neilson <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
> On Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:35:38 -0500, Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> wrote:
> Hello Robart,
>> I am very curious about this but you will need to offer up some real names
>> ending in an apostrophe. As far as I am aware, none exist. It is more
>> likely that such name(s) do not originate from the Latin alphabet and do
>> correctly use the diacritical mark in a correct manner (might actually be
>> a pronunciation glyph).
>> Looking forward to your example(s).
> I found this one!
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