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Apostrophes and Plurals

Apostrophes and Plurals

In a previous article, I ranted about the use of apostrophes for plurals. I hate them! Someone asked me if it was correct to make acronyms plural with an apostrophe. The answer is simple. No. It doesn’t make any difference. You shouldn’t use an apostrophe to make an acronym plural. For example: There are four ATMs(…)

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Ampersands

Ampersands

Just think of all the time you’d save if you could type an ampersand instead of writing out the word “and”! Despite the undisputed benefits, you’d be breaking style conventions and displaying bad taste. The style guide published by Johns Hopkins University makes the point well: Use only when the ampersand is part of the(…)

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