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Re: City and Country names ending with "s" [Re: BranShea] #191797
07/04/10 03:12 PM
07/04/10 03:12 PM
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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----
Re: City and Country names ending with "s" [Re: LukeJavan8] #191830
07/06/10 12:13 PM
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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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