A breakdown of the differences between these two styles would be a good post, but instead I’m just going to share some lighthearted Friday fun with you.
Brought to you by the hilarious brilliance of the Onion:
Apostrophes can be tricksters, and one of the trickier uses of them is possession versus description. According to some sources, including the AP Style Guide, some nouns merely describe the noun that comes after them. For example:
The boys team. According to AP style, “boys” describes the word “team,” but the boys don’t necessarily possess the team.