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Murphy

The ASSOCIATED PRESS STYLESHEET, though, calls for Illinois'.


hilllady

I realize this post is old, but if you're still answering questions about it:

What about the plural possessive for a word ending in a silent x, like "Sioux"? Sioux' can't be right, can it? It looks horrible! Is the only solution to say "of the Sioux"?

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