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The copula naa is probably the simplest case, since it is limited to the locative function and locative-derived functions (imperfective auxiliary, possessive 'have', see Newman and Schuh 1974 for the development of naa).
Of course, the disappearance of the unruly apostrophe may be the result of having confused the role of the possessive case.
CPA's (apostrophe before the s) is the singular possessive form of the noun abbreviation (It's the CPA's doughnut.
Narrower in scope, but no less rewarding, Ben Jonson and Possessive Authorship describes the fantasy of authorial identification with printed writing, as it becomes manifest in the work of Jonson, Shakespeare, Thomas Heywood, and Samuel Daniel.
Namely, her reading is marked by ungrammatically as in her reading of "into" as "onto" and the omission of the possessive "s.
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness is meant to grab white people by the lapels and shake them out of their complacency about all of the myriad, interlocking, and sometimes subtle ways that white privilege is achieved and protected.
In statement analysis, particular attention should be given to the personal pronouns "I" and "we" and all possessive pronouns, such as my, our, your, his, her, etc.
if you are all possessive of that first kind of knowledge, you don't need organizations like the American Foundrymen's Society.
PlayStation gamers are notoriously possessive and demand a relevant, credible reflection of what they see as `their 'brand", comments Icon Medialab PlayStation Europe Project Manager Magnus Helander.
I moved away from my friends and because my boyfriend is so possessive I haven't made any new ones.
Luckily, I had the good sense to dump him and I hope this boy realises that he can't be happy with a girl who's so controlling and possessive.
AS A GCSE student, I accept the point made by Nigel Ashton that the National Curriculum for English, up to level two GCSE, lays down that the correct use of the possessive apostrophe for names ending in "s" is "s'" and not "s's".