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12 June 2011 — Possessive after S

How would you improve this sentence?

 

James’s boss’s seat is by the corner window of the office.
James’s boss’s seat is by the corner window of the office.

 

 

 

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James' boss' seat is by the corner window of the office.  

 

 

 

 

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James's boss' seat is by the corner window of the office. 

 

 

 

 

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The seat of James's boss is by the corner of the office. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Chicago Manual of Style (7.17-7.30)
MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (3.2.7)
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (4.12)
The Associated Press Styebook (192)

 

 

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