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    Obama Speech to American students

    Hi !
    I found an article with the following title :
    Obama Speech to American students..why did they not use the possessive case, is it correct ? And if it it, does anybody know the rule ??
    many many thanks for your help

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    Re: Obama Speech to American students

    Quote Originally Posted by Pencilcase View Post
    Hi !
    I found an article with the following title :
    Obama Speech to American students..why did they not use the possessive case, is it correct ? And if it it, does anybody know the rule ??
    many many thanks for your help
    Was this a newspaper/magazine article? It is quite common for headlines in print media to be in a kind of shorthand.

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    Re: Obama Speech to American students

    Quote Originally Posted by Pencilcase View Post
    Hi !
    I found an article with the following title :
    Obama Speech to American students..why did they not use the possessive case, is it correct ? And if it it, does anybody know the rule ??
    many many thanks for your help
    Take a look at this old thread:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...as-speach.html

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    Re: Obama Speech to American students

    I found the article on the web and downloaded it..

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