Posted by Losa on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:20pm.
What is the Singular possessive of -fern-.... and WHY?
- Grammar: HELP MS.SUE - Losa , Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:25pm
What is the singular possessive of FERN.. and WHY?
- Grammar - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:25pm
The singular possessive of most words is
- Grammar - Losa , Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:35pm
So if it's PLURAL, then it's FERNS. If it's PlURAL POSSESSIVE, then is it stil the same with the singular but in a different way?
- Grammar - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:40pm
Yes, the plural of fern is ferns.
Most plural nouns add the apostrophe after the s.
Singular possessive: fern's
Plural possessive: ferns'
I have one fern in a pot. The fern's pot is too small.
I have several ferns growing in my yard. The ferns' fronds have started to wilt.
- Grammar - Losa , Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:43pm
Ok. So for plural possessive you put the comma after the S. Why is that?
- Grammar - Losa , Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:44pm
Ok, sorry Ms.Sue, i didn't read you're sentence completely. Thanks Ms.Sue! :)
- Grammar - Ms. Sue, Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at 9:50pm
You're welcome, Losa.
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