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: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:15:19 -0800

Sorry if I was ambiguous.

What I meant was that the sixth "letter" was added solely because of a
superstition; it is the superstition that I consider anachronistic
(although I truly mean no disrespect).



On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
wrote:

> How do you figure that's anachronistic? People use nonstandard
> punctuation in trademarks often enough that the USPTO calls it out in
> the description of the NOTATION-SYMBOLS search code ("Notation Symbols
> such as Non-Latin characters, punctuation and mathematical signs,
> zodiac signs, prescription marks").
>
> I'd make the possessive Royce's, but I think the company may
> deliberately avoid that so that it's always Royce'.
>
> http://royceconfectusa.com
>
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 11:58 AM, Shawn <shawn -at- cohodata -dot- com> wrote:
> > 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.
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Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?: From: Jay L Gordon
RE: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?: From: Robart, Kay
Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?: From: Shawn
Re: Possessive form of name ending with apostrophe?: From: Shawn
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