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The Apostrophe

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S: The Apostrophe by Bailey Weber

FC: The Apostrophe Scrapbook By Bailey Weber Mr. Yost AP English

1: History Of the Apostrophe | The apostrophe was first used in the 16th century to mark dropped letters in words.

2: Apostrophes indicate a possessive in a singular noun.

3: Correct Examples

4: Incorrect Examples These words are plural, not possessive.

5: *An apostrophe which is (incorrectly) placed before the "s" in simple plural nouns. | The Greengrocer's Apostrophe*

6: Apostrophes indicate time or quantity. . | Correct Examples

7: Incorrect Examples

8: Apostrophes indicate the omission of figures in dates. | Class of 01 | Correct | Incorrect

9: Apostrophe's indicate the omission of letters. | Correct | Incorrect

10: Apostrophes indicate the plurals of letters. | Incorrect | Correct

11: Apostrophes also indicate plurals of words. | Incorrect | Correct

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  • Title: The Apostrophe
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