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Hi, David, so to make the second meaning clear, the ('s) must be omitted, right?

Sorry for my typo, Hussein. Let me write what I intended to write:

  • [good [children's jokes]] = children's jokes that are good
  • [[good children]'s jokes]= jokes of good children

I meant to include the apostrophe-s for both meanings. They are two different ways of parsing the same syntactic string. Neither reading can be eliminated.

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