Tuesday, November 13, 2012

of ___’s: [Coupon codes included] Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Tuesday, November 13, 2012

of ___’s
Phrases combining “of” with a noun followed by S may seem redundant, since both indicate possession; nevertheless, “a friend of Karen’s” is standard English, just as “a friend of Karen” and “Karen’s friend” are.

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