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Where do the apostrophe go ?

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Basementbear Wed 03-Sep-08 12:24:41

Read the following in a magazine:

"we enjoyed each others company"

Shouldn't it be "we enjoyed each others' company"? The more I think about it the less sure I am! Can anyone help?

Basementbear Wed 03-Sep-08 12:25:27

Sorry, the title should say "where DOES the apostrophe go"!!! blush

WigWamBam Wed 03-Sep-08 12:30:03

Other's. Other is not plural.

PigeonPie Wed 03-Sep-08 13:33:24

If course, unless it was a group of "others" in which case it should be others', but there should definitely be an apostrophe somewhere!

Basementbear Wed 03-Sep-08 13:54:37

It was referring to just two people, so WigWam is right I think. I originally thought that it should be "others'" because it referred to two people, but I see that you are saying it is applied to the "other" rather than the two people.

Thanks both!

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