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If the name already ends in an "s", then use "s'" Or example: "The Jones' new house is cool" "The McCain's new house is not cool" If the name already ends in an "s", then use "s'" Or example: "The Jones' new house is cool" "The McCain's new house is not cool"

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you add a " 's "when something or someone belongs to that person or thing example - belonging to a thing - the dog's bone - the dog's owner another example - belonging to a person - Susan's daughter - Mary's house. you add a " s " when there more then one thing or person example - three dogs or ten cats. persons is not really a word so its better to say people or people

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What president of the US last name starts with the letter S?

There have been no U.S. Presidents whose last name started with S.

Is there a U.S. president who last or first name starts with 'S'?

Stephen Grover Cleveland, known to us as Grover Cleveland, 22nd and 24th President of United States, is the only U.S. President with a first or last name starting with the letter 'S'. He was named Stephen Grover in honor of a local pastor, but he did not use the name Stephen as an adult. Two U.S. Presidents had middle names starting with 'S', although in both cases 'S' was the name! * President Ulysses S. Grant's birth name was Hiram Ulysses Grant, so although later--by mistake, it turns out--he was known as Ulysses S. Grant, the 'S' stood for nothing. * President Harry S. Truman is actually Harry S Truman, because has parents gave him the middle name "S" in honor of two grandfathers with different 'S' names. Nevertheless, when Harry Truman signed his name, he generally did use a period after the middle-name "S".

Where did the last name Stevenson come from?

It originated in Scotland in the 1380's.

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The use of the word â??Hoosierâ?? became widely popular in the 19th century. By 1848, Bartlettâ??s Dictionary was calling it "a name for personâ??s from Indiana". There is no one definition and meanings range from derogatory, describing rough, tumble and somewhat uncouth persons to flattering, depicting hearty and courageous settlers.

Which president has the middle name s?

Harry S Truman.

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Can an apostrophe S go after the letter s in a persons last name?

Yes, you can use an apostrophe s to show possession even if the name ends in Z.

What is a Longfellow?

Longfellow is a persons last name. It is not super common but a famous US poet in the 1800's had this last name.

When a persons last name ends in z do you add 's or z' to show possession?

You add 's

Do you use an apostrophe after a last name ending is s?

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What is last name?

A person's family name is also called their last name. In English the last name is last in order. First name is one's given name, then the middle name is next, then the last name. In China I believe, this order is reversed. Yes, family name comes first in Korean, Japanese and Chinese cultures, with no comma between family name and first name(s) when written with the English alphabet.

When a persons last name ends in z and you need to show possession what do you do?

*assuption* treat like an s i.e.: ¨He left Mr.Zezyz' lunch back in the bus.¨

Can you think of a famous persons name that begins with s?

Its Shakespeare.

What is a double letter monogram?

A monogram can have one letter or two letters or three letters, A one letter monogram has a single character of the alphabet, usually either the person's last name or first name. If your name is Sally Johnson, you can use either "S' or "J" for your single letter monogram. A double letter monogram for Sally Johnson would be "S J" A three letter monogram uses the person's middle name. If Sally Johnson's middle name is Angie, the three letter monogram for her would be " S A J". Some monograms have the persons last name in a larger size font than their first and middle name. In this case the last name goes in the middle, like this: "s J a"

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TI's last name is Harris

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Grant was his last name/