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possession with an entity which uses parenthesis

I would like to know if you could tell me where the apostrophe “s” would go in the following statement. Assuming that the primary name is the name of the facility and the information contained within the parenthesis is the corporation in which the entity falls under.

Bobby Thompson (Rutter)’s officials have agreed to waive a formal exit conference.

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It's a tricky one, but I can certainly rule out the way you have phrased it there.

I would plump for: "Bobby Thompson's (Rutter's) officials have agreed to ..."

dave April 4, 2005 @ 10:55AM

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Slemmet's solution is the proper and elegant one. It's not clear to me whether you should use "Officials of..." or "The officials of...," but that's a quibble you can quickly resolve.

speedwell2 April 5, 2005 @ 8:53AM

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Yeah, you're spot on about the ambiguity of my rendering. "Officials of Bobby Thompson (Rutter)" it is.

dave April 5, 2005 @ 10:59AM

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