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Company name Chas' vs Chas's [duplicate]

I'm starting a company and have a company name. It's called Chas' Painting. I was wondering is it Chas's or Chas'? I want to make sure I get this right before I go all out and have to correct it later....
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Shays' Rebellion or Shays's Rebellion?

On khan academy, it is Shays's. However on wikipedia, it is written Shays'. I am confused as to which one is grammatically correct. Thanks!
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Apostrophe s' or s's - When to use each? [duplicate]

In this sentence should I use Apostrophe as s's or s'? I am always confused with what exactly the rule behind s' and s's. The sentence is: Hours later Fadnavis's resignation, the the NCP-Congress ...
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Spelling and pronunciation of singular possessive names? [duplicate]

Singular possessive Jones's glasses My lawyer's fee Plural possessive The Joneses' house Their lawyers' fees 1) Are these possessive forms correct? 2) Is there any difference in the pronunciation ...
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“One of my friends'” or “One of my friends's”? [closed]

When specifying possession, my understanding is that one adds an apostrophe if modifying a plural ending with an 's', or adds apostrophe followed by an s if not. How does one specify possession of one ...
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Drop possessive apostrophe for noun ending in s/double s

Most sources I've found state you should add the possessive apostrophe even to nouns ending in s, as in Thomas's and James's, but does this ring true for nouns such as duchess, countess, and marquess? ...
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In British English should it be “Rockstar Games' products” or “Rockstar Games's products” [duplicate]

In British English should it be "Rockstar Games' products" or "Rockstar Games's products" to make it possessive? I would also like to check if the same rule applies if the company name's first word ...
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What is more acceptable—“Hopkins's” or “Hopkins'”? [duplicate]

The title is fairly self-explanatory, but I was wondering how one would write/say the possessive form of the name "Hopkins". Is it " Hopkins's " or " Hopkins' " or are both acceptable?
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“The species/species'/species's survival…”

Ok, I am really confused regarding apostrophe with the s and the end of the word. I have looked through multiple sites only to see multiple viewpoints. And, on tests they test it differently. So, can ...
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Possessive form of Mrs. (with full-stop/period) [duplicate]

Let's assume I have a text talking about Mrs. Jones and I want to start a section talking about her childhood. Which of the following forms, if any, is valid? Mrs.'s childhood or Mrs.' ...
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Apostrophe on Proper Nouns that end in -s. “Louis's” vs “Louis’ '’? [duplicate]

Though I see that many have asked the question of whether acronyms that ends with a "s" should be s' or s's, I have puzzled over whether nouns that ends in “s” should end in s's or s'. Many sources ...
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“Welcome to the Jones__”: Plural or Plural Possessive? [closed]

When making a welcome sign, what form of the name Jones would you use? ("Welcome to the Jones__")
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Apostrophe's rules in plural [duplicate]

Are we allowed to use (') to express possession or is it incorrect usage? For example My parents's wealth is precious to me<
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Apostrophe for plural nouns [duplicate]

How can I use apostrophe for plural nouns (especially when using US English) Shareholder's Equity Shareholders' Equity Which one is correct ? 1 or 2 ? Note: I found this post is very helpful.
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Genitive of Fritz [duplicate]

How do I form a Genitive of Fritz, i. e. a word that indicates that something or someone belongs to him? Following options come to mind and neither sounds English: Fritz's friends Fritzes ...

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