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How to use an apostrophe

how to use an apostrphe

I see people using apostrophes wrong all the time, so I thought posting a link to this great Oatmeal comic would be helpful. I personally find the misuse of apostrophes annoying, although in some of the more complicated instances I can understand why.

It can be really embarassing if you get your apostrophe wrong, so mastering it will make you look like a writing pro!

plural

possession?

Read the rest of this comic here.

  • But at the end of the day, write a post that is compelling and fun and full of intrigue and I’ll forgive any amount of incorrect apostrophes.

  • Tiberius Creations

    Can we just sit back and think about how great the Oatmeal actually is with explaining a lot of things including writing? I’d love to interview the guy… IDEA