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    Lovers Lane

    When using the term "Lovers Lane", am I referring to Ownership, or a group of people? Plural, or Possessive?

    Thank you for answering a silly question.

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    Re: Lovers Lane

    Welcome to the forum, Tommy.

    Click here to read about lovers' lane.

    The apostrophe should come after the s. Whilst the lovers don't own the lane, they use it for amorous encounters.

    I would only capitalise it if it was the name of an actual thoroughfare of a locality, like Park Avenue or Downing Street.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 18-Feb-2016 at 09:14.

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    Re: Lovers Lane

    Quote Originally Posted by Tommy Thomas View Post
    When using the term "Lovers Lane",…
    Written like that it can't refer to ownership.
    I am not a teacher

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