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Mr. and Mrs. Merrill are married and jointly write a newspaper column. Clearly, we will say
the Merrills' newspaper column
But as an extension of plural possession, which is correct and why:
Mr. and Mrs. Merrill's newspaper column
Mr. and Mrs. Merrills' newspaper column
Can the "oneness" of this couple be expressed legitimately in "Mr. and Mrs. Merrill's newspaper column"
September 9, 2010, 11:22am
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