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Rule "whos NN (possessive)"

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Description: whos NN (possessive)
Message: Did you mean whose \3?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Lists_of_common_misspellings/Grammar_and_Misc
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Do we know who's banana this is on the table?
    Correction suggestion: whose banana
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • For a person who's wrong frequently, it's nice to be right.
  • DDT remains on WHO's list of insecticides recommended for IRS.
  • Who's home?
  • So who's right?
  • Everybody who's anybody will be there.
  • Kournikova was also ranked No. 1 in the ESPN Classic series "Who's number 1?" when the series featured sport's most overrated athletes.
  • Who's dad talking to?
  • See who's alpha wolf.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHOS_NN [4]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-15 22:33:06 +0200)