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Do you spell the room as the "Jesters' Court" or the "Jester's Court"?

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Jesters' or Jester's?
« on: July 14, 2011, 04:42:40 PM »
Do you spell it as Jesters' or Jester's?

I spell it as Jester's. I don't know why, it just looks right to me. I think the apostrophe is supposed to go between the r and s, not after the last s.

If Jesters' is the grammatically correct way of spelling it, then I might ask this topic to be closed.



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Re: Jesters' or Jester's?
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 09:21:18 PM »
I also spell it Jester's, for the same reasons as you stated.

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Re: Jesters' or Jester's?
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 10:29:23 PM »
Jesters'. Mainly because there are three paintings, supposedly of jesters, in the room; not just one.
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Re: Jesters' or Jester's?
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 10:36:27 PM »
I've always spelled it "Jester's", even though there's more than one "jester" in the wall painting.
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Re: Jesters' or Jester's?
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2011, 01:44:12 AM »
I used to call it the Jester's Court, but because there are three jesters in the room, I began calling it the Jesters' Court, hence the name of the spam forum.

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Re: Jesters' or Jester's?
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2011, 12:43:35 AM »
You know, I suppose "Jesters' Court" is the correct usage for that room. I always spell it as "Jester's Court: though. Its something I never really though about much.