Seasons Greetings... or how to address Christmas cards.

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Seasons Greetings... or how to address Christmas cards.

Post by Anja » Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:17 pm

Several people have posted this on FB already, but in case you missed it, I'm posting it again.

Address and sign your Christmas cards correctly.

It is NOT "To the Hamilton's"

It is "To the Hamiltons" More than one Hamilton.


That should be fairly straight forward. Let's try another.

"To the Thomas's." Right?

Wrong.

"To the Thomases."


But, you say, "I've never seen it written like that before." I know, and that's terrible, because it's correct. And so is Joneses, Mullinses, Tomkinses and Basses.

You could always play it safe, and just write "To the Bass family" and "From the Mullins family." But don't use an apostrophe in those greeting cards.
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