Me too @stephen_schenck?
Cory, that was painful. “Show me in the article where the errant apostrophes hurt your brain."
You can take my trailing apostrophe on s-terminated singular nouns when you pry it from Jesus’ cold dead hands.
I can’t even begin to wrap my head around the logic by which you wouldn’t end the possessive of Jesus with 's.
I mean, that’s how you pronounce it: with an extra ‘iz’ syllable.
I think, in my case, it comes from being forced to sing hymns in school. The extra ‘s’ sound was dropped from Mr. bin-Yusuf’s name to make it fit the meter and it stuck ever since.
I think this discussion has reached apostrophic proportions.
Man, it’s always the musicians trying to subvert the establisment.
This whole thing could have been worse: he could have become radicalized…
A post-apostrophe apocalypse.
I can see one giving up on this fight as it’s a lot of people one would have to convince.
Still, I couldn’t care less.
I know, I’m a grammar dick…
That’s the second-best dick; no worries.
There’s always got to be a straight man in every comedy skit.
Birds have no legal right to property, so the possessive form is always inappropriate.
That was adorable. Now I can not un-see the alot creature. For the record, I notice the “alot” mistake a lot because I make it myself so often. Cheers.
Yes, it’s called “not actually a part of hell.”
I was hoping for the alot beast to show up.
That was the first I had seen that cute little beast. I bet there is merch. I shouldn’t look. I don’t need more stuff. But I want to look. But I shouldn’t.
For the record I don’t get mad at other’s mistakes as most often it’s me making the mistake here and appreciate the polite corrections and PM’s I get.
The correct genitive for Jesus is “Jesus’”. The same is true for ancient names ending in “-es”, or “-is”, but it’s preferable to circumlocute: “the plays of Euripides”, “the temple of Isis”, “the laws of Moses”, “the tomb of Ramses”, rather than “Euripides’ plays” et cetera.
And if Euripides, Eumenides!
The beak which is affixed to the front of the head that sits on the neck of the body that also has wings and claws…I’ll take “bird’s beak” over that mouthful any day.