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Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?
Subject:Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe? From:Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> To:"techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 6 Mar 2015 12:54:32 -0800
If someone uses an apostrophe to indicate an accent, you can simply
correct it: AndrÃ's.
I've seen many names with apostrophes in the middle, but I don't think
ever at the end.
On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:38 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
> You should probably look for style guides that for English language
> materials published for African, First Nations, native, aboriginal, and
> Hawaiian origin audiences. Many of these languages add apostrophes to
> names during the phonetic conversion to English. From a quick Google
> search, I saw that apostrophes were added to some African names both as a
> way to denote a French accent, and to add a "touch of class".
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