[mea] Re: editing ?
- From: Kirby Gilman <kirby.gilman@xxxxxxx>
- To: mea@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:16:28 -0600
Thanks for the clear explanation Barb, Kirby ----- Original Message ----- From: "Barbara J. Becker" <bjbecker@xxxxxxx> Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 11:07 am Subject: [mea] Re: editing ? To: mea@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > 'The tournament' belongs to 'this year' - possession, so > yes. If you mean > Friends, 'of Laura Milner White' does not belong to 'the > Friends', so no. > 'Of Laura Milner White' is a prepositional phrase that modifies > the noun > group, The Friends. > > > > Barb J > > > > > > Barbara J. Becker, Editor > > MEASURED WORDS second helpings > > (204) 837-9680 > > <mailto:bjbecker@xxxxxxx> bjbecker@xxxxxxx > > www.barbarajbecker.com > > > > From: mea-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:mea-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] > On Behalf > Of Kirby Gilman > Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:52 AM > To: mea@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [mea] editing ? > > > > "This year's tournament collected $13,500 for The Friends of > Laura Milner > White." > > > > Is the apostrophe needed here? Kirby > >