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    Multiple Ownage

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Patrick94, Nov 27, 2011.

    No, we're not playing those stupid Call of Duty games... it's possessive time!

    It was of Usmanov and Kroenke’s (universe).

    It was of Usmanov's and Kroenke’s (universe).

    Which one is right? I seem to be gravitating towards the top one, but I'm not 100% sure... AND MY NOVEL NEEDS THIS!! :)
     
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    I think it's the first one if there's only one universe.

    I found this example/quote here: http://www.ebstc.org/newsletter/0309/Article_3.htm

     
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    Ok, thanks, there is two universes but they only 'own' one :)
     
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    it's the 'of' that throws me...
     
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    Are two universes and 'ownage'?

    is amadan thu
     
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    I know, it should be are, but are you the idiot for not having any fadas? :p

    Also @mammamia, it makes sense in the context :)
     
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    hehe fair enough. too lazy to change maps.
    But 'ownage'? c'mon, you from L.A.? (will also accept Limerick)
     
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    Dupe
     
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    I'm gravitating towards the first one.
     

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