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possesives in -s

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 9, 2000, 6:41
> From: Roger Mills <romilly@...> > Subject: Re: interestin' factoids (mostly language-related) > > I've been taken to task for making the possessive of names ending in -s
> the simple apostrophe-- Mills' theory, Geurtjens' dictionary, Mr. Roberts' > rank..... > which I think is OK in British usage. Or am I wrong on all counts?
I was taught (in school, I suppose) that -s names always take full 's (Mills's) except for "Jesus". I don't know whether or not I speak it that way, though. *Muke!