Subject: Re: plurals vs. apostrophes
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Karl Dietz <Karl.Dietz@triplan.com>
Date: 07/27/2000 08:56:17
John Kohl wrote:
> >>>>> "Karl" == Karl Dietz <Karl.Dietz@triplan.com> writes:
> Karl> BTW: What sources state that a plural is formed by appending "'s" to
> Karl> some word? IMHO they are completely wrong in any english
> Karl> dialect.
> I don't know for sure where people learn this, but I wish whomever is
> teaching it would *STOP*. Apostrophes have no place in plural English nouns.
IMHO this topic is to be taken care of by someone expanding
style(9) to not only cover programming but also writing.
Is there a NetBSD Documentation Project like for FreeBSD?