Readers’ hearts fell

Readers’ hearts fell when they realized that the writers and editors at yahoo.com have no idea when an apostrophe is required:

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2 Responses to “Readers’ hearts fell”

  1. ZZMike Says:

    The Law of Conservation of Apostrophes, again.

    It seems to be one of the most misunderstood marks in English. I still don’t know whether it’s “Jones’ ” or “Joneses”.

    • Laura Says:

      If it’s only one Jones, it’s Jones’ (if you follow Associated Press style). If you follow Yahoo! style, well, Yahoo! doesn’t have a style. It’s Jones’ or Jones’s depending on the day.


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