"Sally & Rhod's Wedding" - where should the apostrophe go?

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    Where you've put it. Dec 27 '13 at 20:15
  • There's a similar question here: english.stackexchange.com/questions/120449/…
    – Shoe
    Dec 27 '13 at 20:17
  • What Barrie said, but more to the point, where else are you considering putting it? I can't think of other places, so it's quite unclear to me what the question actually is. And the answer you accepted makes this general reference, because that holds for any and all nouns.
    – RegDwigнt
    Dec 27 '13 at 21:54
  • I am aware that the apostrophe comes after plurals e.g. "birds' (belonging to all the birds)". Well I wasn't sure if the apostrophe came after the "s". What are the grammatical components of the sentence in the original question?
    – 52d6c6af
    Dec 27 '13 at 23:09
  • ...the subject is the wedding and the possessive pronoun is "Sally and Rhod"?
    – 52d6c6af
    Dec 27 '13 at 23:15

You have it correct. You would not want to place the apostrophe after the s in Rhod. That would imply that it belonged to multiple Rhods. (i.e. Rhods')

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    Further, the owner of the wedding is "Sally & Rhod" as a collective, so you'd not want to say "Sally's & Rhod's". You do indeed have it correct.
    – DopeGhoti
    Dec 27 '13 at 21:09
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    Yes. If they had two separate weddings, you could say "Sally's and Rhod's weddings", however.
    – nxx
    Dec 27 '13 at 22:37

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