RE: use of apostrophe

Subject: RE: use of apostrophe
From: "Beilby, Margaret" <MBeilby -at- ebuilt -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 12:30:05 -0800

<<I am trying to convince some developers that an
apostrophe is for use for a contraction or to show
possession. They are of the impression that the
plural form of acronyms also needs an apostrophe.>>

Per the Gregg Reference Manual:

"Capital letters and abbreviations ending with capital letters are
pluralized by adding s alone."

Margaret


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