Re: Blasted Apostrophes (Was Years v. Years')

Subject: Re: Blasted Apostrophes (Was Years v. Years')
From: Virginia Hayden/STL/MASTERCARD <Virginia_Hayden -at- MASTERCARD -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 17:04:22 EDT

Wayne wrote:

..."As a general rule, no apostrophe is used in words more
descriptive than possessive that end in 's.'" He cites "teachers college" as
an example.

Interesting example! We have an ongoing debate here as to whether a software
manual should be titled Users Guide or User's Guide. What's the consensus out
there?


Virginia Hayden
Editor
MasterCard Internationl
Virginia_Hayden -at- MasterCard -dot- com

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