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    poccessive 's

    Do we use poccessive 's with the proper names that ends with the letter (s)



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    Re: poccessive 's

    ***neither a teacher nor a native-speaker***

    James'
    James's

    As far as I have concluded from the previous discussions on the forums about this matter, I'd say it's just about user's style. Some put "s" at the end and some don't.

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    Re: poccessive 's

    I prefer to use the possessive 's after names like James.

    "I'm going to James's house."

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