The apostrophe ( ' )

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    http://dnbforum.com/showthread.php?t=62377

    http://dnbforum.com/showthread.php?t=62365

    NEVER EVER USE 'S AS A PLURAL.

    Plural = lots.

    Ninja, ninjas.

    Apostrophes ('s) form possessive of nouns.

    Possessives = belonging to.

    Nouns = things.

    The ninja's shuriken. A shuriken that one ninja uses.

    Ninjas' shurikens = shurikens that ninjas (lots of them) use.

    THE SPECIAL RULE IS THAT WHEN THERE IS ALREADY S AT THE END OF A NOUN (NINJAS - lots of Ninjas) - you add the apostrophe (') but don't add s.

    If in doubt - don't use an apostrophe. Just say no.
     
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    The problem you know have with this thread Dustek is 3,000 members looking at every one of your posts like a hawk for the slightest grammatical slip up.
     
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    I've never understood how people can't grasp this.

    I didn't learn English untill I was practically 4, and it's basic as fuck.

    Punctuation is pretty easy.

    It's just spelling certain words that I find hard.
     
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    You do know what dupa means in Polish...?
     
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