End of ADS-L Digest - 17 Oct 1995 to 18 Oct 1995 ************************************************ There are 6 messages totalling 99 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. Possessive 's (fwd) (2) 2. Query about Kanadan 3. y'all, singular usage? 4. Fwd: VIRUS ALERT!!! (2) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 1995 07:55:12 -0500 From: Alan R Slotkin Subject: Re: Possessive 's (fwd) There is an excellent discussion of "current" usage of the 's possessive in Quirk, et. al.'s A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language. It's too long to summarize here, but it covers every possible combination of sound/function. Alan