Date: Thu, 12 May 1994 13:54:09 -0500 From: mftcf[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]UXA.ECN.BGU.EDU Subject: Re: genitive in names of businesses > >Tim > Also, in Michigan, many people say 'Kmart's' or 'Walmart's'. But this seems > to be somewhat different since the person who owns the business isn't named > Kmart or Walmart (cf. Kroger). But it is like "Eagle's." Maybe this is everywhere, since a major dialect boundary separates Michigan and central Ill.