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Old 21st January 2021, 09:59 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by Monza View Post
Yes, come to think of it, this is what I've been taught too. I remember it bothered me on my first trip to London when I saw St. James's Park.
I was only speaking of pronunciation. St James's is the correct possessive for a single St James. If the park were dedicated to all the saints of that name it would be trickier: St James' would be technically correct but confusing. St Jameses' would make a degree of sense but be unwieldy.

It's easier with surnames. Marlon Wayans's family, the Wayans, live in the Wayans' stately home.
You added nothing to that conversation, Barbara.
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