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    Red face possesives and apostrophe placement

    Should The World's Backyard be the former

    or The worlds' back yard. ??????????

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    Re: possesives and apostrophe placement

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Should The World's Backyard be the former

    or The worlds' back yard. ??????????
    The former - there's only one world.

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    Re: possesives and apostrophe placement

    Additionally,

    one world: the world's backyard - its backyard
    more than one world: the worlds' backyard - their backyard

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