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MY DAUGHTER'S NAME IS ALEXIS. WHEN A PROPER NAME ENDS IN AN "S" HOW DO YOU WRITE IT WHEN YOU WANT TO SHOW POSSESSION.

IF I WANTED TO SAY : THIS IS ALEXIS'S PARTY. WOULD THAT BE CORRECT OR DO I JUST PUT AN APOSTROPHY AFTER THE " S ".

PLEASE HELP

THANK YOU
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Alexis's is correct.
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AnonymousFor plural names, and some singular names, which end in an s, add only an apostrophe. ALEXIS'

That "rule" is far from universal, and in fact, one that I do not follow.

I would write "Alexis's" and "James's" every single time. You're welcome to pick a style and stick with it, but don't tell people there is only one rule for it when both James's and James' as well as Alexis' and Alexis's are acceptable.

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For plural names, and some singular names, which end in an s, add only an apostrophe. ALEXIS'
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