End of ADS-L Digest - 12 May 1994 ********************************* There are 20 messages totalling 416 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. genitive in names of businesses (7) 2. genitives 3. pop (3) 4. peckerwood (2) 5. The text asnd beyond. 6. Flower scent and dialect (4) 7. genitive in names of busines 8. mooning ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Fri, 13 May 1994 00:00:07 EDT From: Larry Horn Subject: Re: genitive in names of businesses Well, I can vouch for the absence of any official -s in our local Walgreen, which doesn't stop it from being referred to as Walgreens. (Somehow the apostrophe doesn't look right on these particular pseudo-genitives.) Larry