How do you say Happy Presidents Day?
Merriam-Webster has stated emphatically that the apostrophe goes at the end: Happy Presidents’ Day.
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Is President’s Day plural possessive?
Some people prefer the apostrophe after the “s,” Presidents’ Day, arguing that Washington and Lincoln are both in mind when you say Presidents’ Day. … The Chicago Manual of Style advises to use the plural possessive Presidents’ Day. The AP Stylebook advises to use the plural no possessive Presidents Day.
What is the proper way to write Presidents Day?
“Presidents’ Day,” in the plural possessive, is the form recommended by The Chicago Manual of Style, so in our publications, we would generally use this spelling, which indicates a holiday celebrating Washington and at least one other president (“Holidays”).
Is it President’s or Presidents Day?
Presidents’ Day is not actually the name of the official Federal holiday. It is actually Washington’s Birthday but most call it President’s Day or Presidents Day, which can lead to confusion. The good news is all the different versions of spelling Presidents’ Day are considered correct by all dictionaries.
Do you have Presidents Day off?
To set the record straight, the third Monday in February is a federal holiday, meaning that federal employees get the day off and federal offices are closed. Officially, the holiday is called Washington’s Birthday, to honor the first American president, George Washington.
Is it President’s Day or Washington’s Birthday?
February 22, 1732George Washington/Date of birthOn the third Monday in February, we honor our first President, George Washington, whose birthday is February 22. We also traditionally honor President Abraham Lincoln, whose birthday is February 12.