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Christmas Cards + Grammar, please help!

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My last name is Adams.
I am so lost.
The card is signed "The Gordons" you know, what do I write for mine? The Adams's? The Adamses? or just The Adams? I don't have a fucking clue and I have been working on these cards for hours now!!! Help please! 

Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 29, 2013 at 5:11 AM
Replies (21-26):
HistoryNutty
by Ruby Member on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:16 AM
Our last name ends in a z. No clue what to do for that besides The (blank) Family, or just list all our names.
Katt709
by Silver Member on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:17 AM
The others are right. It's Adams'.
Katt709
by Silver Member on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:18 AM
My last name is Moore. I hate hoe The Moores looks. So I write The Moore Family.
IndigoRose
by on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:19 AM


The Adams'  (Like that.)

jenny3344
by Silver Member on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:22 AM
No apostrophes. That shows possession or a contraction, both of which don't apply to signing a card. Simply sign....The Adams
Katt709
by Silver Member on Nov. 29, 2013 at 6:33 AM
So apparently I was wrong. Apostrophes are not used at all. You would add 'es' to your name. So it would be Adamses. Which admittedly looks weird but what can you do. Not a 1st rate source but it's where I read it http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/how-to-make-family-names-plural?page=1.
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