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drew54 03-16-2005 11:30 PM

Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
That is all i have to say, Gibbs not Gibb's.

If you want to talk to something belonging to Joe then it would be Gibbs's

sportscurmudgeon 03-16-2005 11:37 PM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
Actually, if you wanted to say something belonged to Joe Gibbs, it would be "Gibbs' ".

The Punctuation Nazi is signing off now... :)

drew54 03-16-2005 11:54 PM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
Singular form (as in there is only one Joe Gibbs) then you would say this is Joe Gibbs's team. But in plural as in Joe and his sons, this is the Gibbs' racing team.

7th grade was too long ago, but the fact of the matter is there is no apostrophes in Gibbs.

That Guy 03-16-2005 11:56 PM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
actually Gibbs's is correct, believe it or not.

redwagonskins 03-17-2005 12:00 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
The point is that there are plenty of people on this board who rather not consult their dictionaries when writing posts. If we start harping on every dangling participle then things will get very dull around here. Besides, I often get a kick out of what people type when they are rushing to make a point. I think the Gibbs' would too!!!! :laughing2

jrocx69 03-17-2005 12:07 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
correcting peoples mistakes usually draws negativity professor drew

jrocx69 03-17-2005 12:09 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
. , C P D


i forgot to add those in my previous post, sorry

drew54 03-17-2005 12:13 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
Eh, it was just something that I have been seeing a lot lately, and sorry to sound anal about it but it just plain bugged me. How can you be such a die hard fan and not know how to spell the last name of the guy who pretty much put this team on the map, and is looking to take us back to glory.

redwagonskins 03-17-2005 12:19 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
It's understandable and I guess we're lucky that we don't have Adewale Ogunleye on this team!

Big C 03-17-2005 12:20 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
happens man, happens. hes just showing respect for our coach thats all...right?

saden1 03-17-2005 12:23 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
It'z Gibbz'. I is be the reason in this here forum

ST21 03-17-2005 01:04 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
okkkkkkkkkkkk

Monksdown 03-17-2005 01:42 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
i refuse to spell his name "write" so go to "heeel"

saden1 03-17-2005 02:07 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
fo'shiza ma Gibbza. ya hu'rd.

I need to go to sleep!

Daseal 03-17-2005 02:39 AM

Re: Its Gibbs, Not Gibb's
 
I'm guilty of doing Gibb's. I know it's Gibbs but the s always throws me with a last name!


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