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    Piak is offline Member
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    Default What is the difference of Person name with 's and without 's

    What is the difference of “ -‘s & Without ‘s”
    There are a lot of institutes in my country and other countries as well, which are named something like;
    1. John’s Institute of Technology / Kennedy’s Foundation.
    2. John Institute of Technology / Kennedy Foundation.
    In (1) a group of people who want to praise and give an honour to a person, because such person is very important in the country, when he has died, the relevant people or relatives or his subordinates set up a school, institute, foundation, etc., by using his name as the name of such institute or foundation by using (1.). What is your idea about this and how is it different from (2.).

    In spite of the fact that he himself , the deceased, doesn't know or even establish it at all but they use hes name, like: John's or Kennedy's.

    Thank you.
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    Piak.

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    Default Re: What is the difference of Person name with 's and without 's

    I would expect the foundation to be called the Kennedy or the John Kennedy Foundation. It honours him but doesn't belong to him.

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    Default Re: What is the difference of Person name with 's and without 's

    Yes, they want to honour him, then why they don't use "Kennedy Foundation". They might be confused in using 's, or not. However. there are many places using it this way.

    If they use Kennedy 's foundation, it must mean that Kenedy himself has set up the foundation and he is the owner of the foundation, isn;t it?


    Thank you, Mordant for your kind attention in sharing your suggestion,and I agree with you.


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    Piak.

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