05-21-2011, 06:11 PM
(05-21-2011 05:53 PM)SpaceCadet Wrote: [ -> ](05-21-2011 05:12 PM)nettiesaur Wrote: [ -> ]I have to laugh at using the 's as a plural. When my first graders learn about putting an apostrophe before the "s" to show possession or to make a contraction, they automatically use it whenever a word ends in s. It takes a long time for them to apply it appropriately, and it seems that some people never get the correct application!
Kids are learning - which means they get a pass. For adults there's no excuse, IMO.
well, what I meant was that some adults never figure it out.