The Apostrophe

Apostrophes are commonly misused by writers. The most common mistake writers make with apostrophes is to put them into plural nouns, which are not possessive. Apostrophes should be used in contractions (don't) and possessive nouns (Bob's), but not in simple plurals or possessive pronouns.

Use this writing center handout to learn more about using an apostrophe.


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Last updated: 
July 24, 2019