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    If i have a surname which finishes in "s", lets say Whites, and I need to do the Saxon genitive, How do I have to write: Whites's or Whites'? I think the first is correct, but I am not sure.

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    Default Re: saxon genitive

    Quote Originally Posted by Buno View Post
    Hi All

    If i have a surname which finishes in "s", lets say Whites, and I need to do the Saxon genitive, How do I have to write: Whites's or Whites'? I think the first is correct, but I am not sure.

    Thank you!
    They are both correct. It's a stylistic choice.

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