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Is it christmasses or Christmases?

Is it christmasses or Christmases?

Many sources say the plural of Christmas is Christmases, while others say this proper noun does not get a plural form. Some examples of where a plural form would be used are: Many Christmases ago, I received a very special gift. I spent many Christmases away from home.

How do you say more than one Christmas?

The plural form of Christmas; more than one (kind of) Christmas.

How do you spell the plural for Christmas?

Plural form of Christmas.

Does Christmas have an apostrophe?

That’s right. On Christmas cards (or any other greeting), it just doesn’t really ever make sense to write your last name with a possession (unless you wrote something off-the-wall, like “Merry Christmas from the Bakers’ family cat”—even then, though, the apostrophe goes after the ‘s’).

Is merriest Christmas grammatically correct?

The merriest season Nicole Fornabaio/“Merry Christmas” should be capitalized if it starts a sentence, but if you want to write “We wish you a merry Christmas,” leave the M in “merry” lowercase. It isn’t a holiday name like Christmas is, so the phrase isn’t a proper noun.

When all your Christmases come at once?

All my Christmases have come at once: my parents bought me a new car, I got a place at university and I’ve got a new girlfriend! This is The English We Speak from BBC Learning English and we’re learning about the phrase ‘to have all your Christmases come at once’ – which means ‘to have extreme good fortune’.

How do you write multiple Christmases?

Since Christmases is simply plural here, and not possessive, just add -es: Christmases. And may all your Christmases be white! Comments on blogs are like Christmas presents!

What is the plural of crisis?

noun. cri·​sis | \ ˈkrī-səs \ plural crises\ ˈkrī-​ˌsēz \ Essential Meaning of crisis. : a difficult or dangerous situation that needs serious attention the AIDS crisis She was dealing with a family crisis at the time.

Do you use an apostrophe for names?

Names are pluralized like regular words. Add -es for names ending in “s” or “z” and add -s for everything else. When indicating the possessive, if there is more than one owner add an apostrophe to the plural; if there is one owner, add ‘s to the singular (The Smiths’ car vs. Smith’s car).

When saying a family name is there an apostrophe?

But when signing your family’s last name on a thank-you note, greeting card, letter, e-mail, Christmas card, etc., you don’t need to use an apostrophe to make it plural. Adding an apostrophe makes the last name possessive, which is unnecessary in this case.

Is it correct to say Wish You a Merry Christmas?

In general, “Happy Holidays” is accepted as the broadest and most inclusive greeting at this time of year. If you know someone celebrates Christmas you can go with “Merry Christmas,” but ’tis the season for interacting with strangers (selling to them, buying from them, bumping into them on your way out of Target).