Originally Posted by Monza
I was taught that plural possessives that end in S are pronounced exactly like the plural--there's not an additional S sound, just a silent apostrophe. This isn't a new question for those of us whose surname ends in S.
"Look, it's the princess! What's she holding? Why, it's the princess's knife! Do princesses have special knives? Yes, the princesses' knives have extra grooves called 'blood gutters' that they may stab more effectively." In that example last three iterations are all pronounced the same. Also, stay the hell away from the royalty of that kingdom!