Skip to main content

View Diary: NFL Star Antonio Cromartie Puts Mike Brown's Name on His Jersey. The Response Has Been Vile... (303 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Was I supposed to put that last "s" on there?? nt (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    mikejay611

    Well, now you are just trying to be reasonable...and I'm in NO mood to be reasonable!

    by quiet in NC on Mon Aug 25, 2014 at 07:20:17 PM PDT

    [ Parent ]

    •  lol (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      quiet in NC

      i had the same question awhile back.

      yes--it is grammatically correct to put the "s" after the apostrophe.  by doing so, you will be correct, even if others tell you you're wrong.  because there are 'traditions' of not using the last "s" for some names.  these 'traditions' have changed over time.

      but it seems a current 'tradition' is to not use it for Jesus, even though that same person would usually use it for James.

      i decided to always use the last "s" because...otherwise i'm letting other people decide for me who i should "honor" in any certain way.

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site