At 19/9/2001 08:55 -0400, Michael Brady wrote:
> > Chambers Dictionary (1993 edition) calls for the apostrophe, which may be
> > commoner in the UK than in the USA.
>Good Lord. In this country, its used so rarely and incorrectly its' treated
>Moreover, dont' the Brits' called it an inverted commoner?
That's a Canadian newspaper proprietor who was called Mr Black, but became
a Brit and got rid of his Canadian citizenship. He is now Lord Black (of
somewhere not yet announced*).
* Ribald suggestions are not suited to this chaste list.
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