Apostrophe Abuse

I have a lot of editorial pet peeves, but this one drives me up a wall. Apostrophes are never, ever used to make something plural. If your intention is to say that there are more than one of something, what you want is an s. Just an s. No apostrophe.

An s with an apostrophe indicates ownership. Use it to show that one thing possesses another thing.

This has been Maggie’s rant on apostrophes.

(See what I did there?)


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