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#191797 - 07/04/10 03:12 PM Re: City and Country names ending with "s" [Re: BranShea]  
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Land of the Flat Water

And with the problems in Belgium, politically, the terms
Holland and Flanders are again becoming relevant.


----please, draw me a sheep----
#191830 - 07/06/10 12:13 PM Re: City and Country names ending with "s" [Re: LukeJavan8]  
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I think a lot of the USn place names ending in Cs were originally C's possessives, but the apostrophe was stricken by the US Postal Service.


Note: The Capital C indicates any consonant.

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