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> The debate that won't die around here (where I work) is the
> plural of an abbreviation. I believe that if you want to talk
> about more than one CD, for example, you CAN use an
> apostrophe (five CD's), but I don't. I capitalize the
> abbreviation, and use a lower case 's' to make it plural (five CDs).
Where I come from, only grocer's are permitted to use apostrophe's for
There's no reason to treat acronyms or abbreviations any differently
than other nouns.
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
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