Posted by **jill** on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:14pm.

Seven brothers' families grew to more than one thousand people in 100 years.

Does families need an apostrophe?

The mens group made t-shirts for the children.

would mens be 's or s' ?

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**Gabby**, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:15pm
men's

not sure about families but i don't think so. no apostrophe

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:19pm
Gabby is right.

Since the families don't possess anything, we don't need an apostrophe.

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