help w/ apostrophe s? Nephew's homework help and his aunt is not grammatically inclined?

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June 26, 2019 / By Tikva
Question: we are confused about ownership and apostrophe s...... How about these: 1)The childrens amusment .................. 2) The workers efforts led to new creations. 3) The African inventors right to take patent was abolished. 4) The experiments purposes must be made clearer. 5) The fires effect was devastating 6) THe oceans temperature is warmer in some places. I guess the nouns would be childrens, workers, inventors and experiments, fire, ocean but where does the apostrophe go?
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Rowina Rowina | 8 days ago
I copied and pasted the sentences and then inserted the apostrophes in the porper place. 1)The children's amusment .................. 2) The workers' efforts led to new creations. The apostrophe could go either place since workers could mean a single or a group. 3) The African inventor's right to take patent was abolished. Same as for workers 4) The experiment's purposes must be made clearer. Same as 1 and 2 5) The fire's effect was devastating 6) THe ocean's temperature is warmer in some places.
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Rowina Originally Answered: Would patients be more inclined to see a certain DR. if they knew?
When I was first diagnosed with cancer, I had a drug sensitivities test to see if the cancer would respond appropriately. My oncologists have years and years of experience in treating my type of cancer. The prescribe the drugs needed to combat side effects, etc. I'm taking hormonals right now. While my pharmacist has been helpful in getting the right type supplements for me, there is no way I'd want her to try to prescribe the hormone treatment that is optimal for my cancer. Most Doctor of Pharmacy degrees are professional degrees, not graduate degrees. The training required for a pharmaceutical degree is far less than that of a medical doctor, much less that of a specialized medical doctor like an oncologist. EDIT: I meant what I said. The doctorate of pharmacy is most often considered to be a professional degree, not a graduate degree. Here's an explanation from Purdue, a leading US university. "The professional curriculum leading to the Pharm.D. requires four years of study and admission into this program requires completion of the Pre-Pharmacy requirements. The entire curriculum is highly structured, allowing time for only a modest amount of elective study. Also, to complete the professional program in four years, students must consistently be successful in their completion of all of the required courses in each year of the program. "The Doctor of Pharmacy is a professional degree, not a graduate degree. Admission into the Pharm.D. program requires some prior college level study, but not a Bachelors degree. However, while completion of other degree programs is not required for admission, it is not excluded. Every year some students join the Pharm.D. program after completing a Bachelors degree and in a few cases, other professional degrees. Individuals who have completed a five-year BS in Pharmacy program may seek a Pharm.D. though the traditional program." If you think an oncologist with decades of experience is ignorant of drug interactions, you are extremely naive. My oncologists' choice of a pharmacist has absolutely NO BEARING on my choice of a doctor. The pharmacist follows what the oncologist orders, not the other way around. And to be frank? I imagine my knowledge of chemotherapy drugs and their interactions with multitudes of other drugs, plants, herbs and botanicals is probably higher than yours. EDIT 2: By the way, pharmacists CANNOT be board certified in oncology. Your claim that they can be makes me trust you as a pharmacist even less. "To become certified in the subspecialty of Medical Oncology, physicians must: At the time of application, be previously certified in Internal Medicine by ABIM Satisfactorily complete the requisite graduate medical education fellowship training Demonstrate clinical competence, procedural skills, and moral and ethical behavior in the clinical setting Hold a valid, unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine Pass the Medical Oncology Certification Examination"
Rowina Originally Answered: Would patients be more inclined to see a certain DR. if they knew?
Frankly, I trust computer systems more, because they remember more than humans ever can, which probably explains the popularity of cell phone apps that doctors AND pharmacists use, not to mention an assortment of entire computer systems designed to do the same. Also, a pharmacist has no business advising an MD on the treatment of a patient in terms of making medication suggestions. Seriously? How many semesters of pathology do pharmacists take? A pharmacist would counsel in every specialty of medicine? Don't make me laugh. Optimal drug therapy? That implies my physician prescribes a less effective regime, and that 1) they don't care for me properly, in which case the problem is my physician and not the pharmacy and 2) that said pharmacist is a megalomaniac. Furthermore, conflict of interest programs in many medical centers now demand that doctors write prescriptions for the least expensive AND most effective drug to treat a patients condition. If there are genuine medical concerns regarding metabolism of drugs, say with certain conditions, or side effect profiles, there are genetic/metabolic pharmacological tests that wouldn't be available to pharmacists.... If I think about this much more I might actually get angry...the concept is rather offensive and insults the pharmacist/client relationship, not to mention breeches a number of ethical codes of conduct. Edit: Noooooo. I said they rely on phone apps and computers...and every pharmacist that I have asked about a drug interaction in the last twenty years has checked one or the other. On the other hand, your knowledge of health conditions is marginal at best. Wanna play that card, Sunshine? Because I WILL go there... Furthermore, you asked if people would be interested in this (your) service, and you had eight people say you insult them? Good Luck with customer service, lol.

Nanette Nanette
The apostrophe would come immediately prior to the s (ex. children's). It would only come after the s if the s was originally part of the word or if you are talking about a plural (ex. if you are referring to more than one inventor it would then be inventors'). I hope that helps.
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Lori Lori
What Margo said, except No. 2 should be WORKERS' because a worker would give effort but two or more would give efforts.
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Lori Originally Answered: Has it ever occurred to you scientifically inclined atheists that maybe God used one template to create.?
I'm getting tired of arguing against ignorance and stupidity. You haven't done your homework, which is to educate yourself. This isn't uncommon for theists, who've been taught that "God did it" is a reasonable explanation for just about everything. The Theory of Evolution has overwhelming and conclusive evidence. There are at least eleven areas of study and empirical data supporting the Theory of Evolution. They are: * Paleontology (fossils) * Genetics * Distribution of Animals and Plants * Comparative Anatomy * Embryology * Vestigial Organs * Natural Selection * Sexual Selection * Molecular Biology * Bad Design * Lab Experiments The Theory of Evolution is the basic unifying concept of biology. The CEO of The American Association for the Advancement of Science, Alan Leshner, wrote, “Although scientists may debate details of the mechanisms of evolution, there is no argument among scientists as to whether evolution is taking place.” The National Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious scientific organization in the United States, has declared evolution “one of the strongest and most useful scientific theories we have,” and notes that evolution is supported by an overwhelming scientific consensus. The Theory of Evolution has as much validity as the theory of gravity, atomic theory, or the germ theory of disease. For more evidence, see the first four links. The first link has the evidence that conclusively proves that humans share common ancestry with the chimps, apes, and orangutans. -

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