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    Help!

    Two people, one wedding - so which would be a correct announcement:

    Stuart and Meg's wedding

    or

    Stuart and Megs' wedding

    Many thanks,

    Richard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rscass
    Help!

    Two people, one wedding - so which would be a correct announcement:

    Stuart and Meg's wedding

    or

    Stuart and Megs' wedding

    Many thanks,

    Richard.
    Stuart and Meg's wedding. (OK)

    The apostrophe represents the entire phrase "Stuart and Meg":

    Stuart and Meg + 's

    Stuart and Megs' wedding means, many Megs, like this,

    Stuart and Meg and Meg and Meg, and so on.

    All the best, :D

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    Thank you very much for your help!

    Richard.

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    You're welcome. :D

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    Default Re: Correct use of apostrophe

    Quote Originally Posted by rscass
    Help!

    Two people, one wedding - so which would be a correct announcement:

    Stuart and Meg's wedding

    or

    Stuart and Megs' wedding

    Many thanks,

    Richard.

    I don't think that "Stuart and Meg" here is a phrase as someone has sugested."Stuart() and Meg() wedding" is a compound sentence that can be bifurcated into simple sentences...Today is Stuart's wedding...Today is Meg's wedding...with the use of the additive conjunction "and" we can have something like this..."today is Stuart's and Meg's wedding"...More so,we are not sure whether the two of them are getting married to each other or to different spouses.If the two of them are a couple then it is possible to have"...Stuart and Meg's wedding" but if not,each person takes Apostrophe.

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