July 20 2010

Misused apostrophes are everywhere

by Barbie in Grammar, Pet Peeves

Lately, we’ve been spotting misused apostrophes all over the place. If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter, you’ve probably already seen these pictures. But, we wanted to share with our blog friends as well.

In these instances, businesses have used apostrophes to make a word plural. Remember, folks, apostrophes should never be used like this. Use them to indicate possession or to combine words like in contractions.