Drive-Thru Edit: Don’t use an apostrophe when making names plural

Fewer and fewer Christmas cards are showing up in the mailbox each year. While I enjoy getting something other than ads in the mail, sending holiday greetings via social media seems to be the way of the world.

But if you, or characters in your story, need to mail or email a family, know this:

  • It is not Greetings Robinson’s. It is Greetings Robinsons. No apostrophe.
  • If the name ends with an s, then add an es:

Write on.

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