About Me

!nversed Poignancy!

...I am an eclectic amalgamation of many seemingly paradoxical things. This can be exemplified in both my seemingly endless persistance on many topics and arguments, as well as my careful cautiousness on other topics and arguments. This is largely due to how astute I am of the topic: more knowledge, more persistant; less knowledge, obviously more cautious. I also have times of obsessive compulsions regarding certain things (mostly just my thoughts, however)...

Life and Death

!nversed Poignancy!

Life

An assembly

Possibly impossible

Perfectly interchangeable..

Death

That lives most upright

Beyond the unspoken

Neither a squiggle nor a quibble..

She and Me

!nversed Poignancy!

She

A daffodil

Tyrannizer of me

Breaking the colors of dusk!..

Me

The rising sun

Infringed with violations

The impurity in the salt..

Love and Poetry!

!nversed Poignancy!

Love

A puerile desire

Buried in the heart

Never leaves..

Poetry

Sentimentally melodramatic

Cursively recursive

My thoughts idiotic!

Possesive..:))

Scribbled by Bharath C On September 06, 2007

Sometimes words appear to be in the possessive case but there is no real ownership, such as:

  1. a month's pay ["month" is singular, so apostrophe before "s"]
  2. two days' washing ["days" is plural, so apostrophe after "s"]
  3. yesterday's appointments ["yeserday" is singular, so apostrophe before "s"]
  4. last year's bank statements ["year" is singular, so apostrophe before "s"]
  5. two years' receipts ["years" is plural, so apostrophe after "s"]
  6. girls' underwear ["girls" is plural, so apostrophe after "s"]

Although it looks like there is ownership, it is really called *False Possessive*, and yes an apostrophe IS required in these instances.

NOTE: You put the apostrophe *after* the *s* when the word is plural, as in examples above - Items 2, 5 + 6.

Just remember, not everyone knows how to do this *apostrophe* thing ... even I have to stop and think sometimes, to make sure I get it right. There's nothing wrong with looking it up online ... don't forget to come to the Humble Apostrophe if you're not sure where to put your apostrophe, punctuation or parts of speech! :-)

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