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    Re: Possessives with names of holidays

    I'd agree with you- I can't honestly work up any feelings either way and would happily accept either form.

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    Re: Possessives with names of holidays

    I am not a teacher.

    I think you could apply the same rule to this situation as you would to any possessive with two nouns.

    John and Mary's children. = John and Mary are the parents of the same children.

    John's and Mary's children. = They each have children of their own.

    This would give us, 'Happy Hedgehogs and Squirrels' Day' since they share the same day.

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