Appropriate Uses of the Apostrophe?

Answer The apostrophe is a punctuation mark that has several functions in English. Because of this it is easily misused. There are some gray areas in its application, but any incorrect usage can be very o... Read More »

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The Correct Uses of the Apostrophe?

There may have been times when you've read an email from a friend or read something on paper that had the misuse of apostrophes, and a little twinge of annoyance ran through you. There are four bas... Read More »

Descride the appropriate uses of first-aid box contents?

First-aid kit basicsA first-aid kit contains emergency supplies and medication for unexpected minor illnesses or accidents.While it is vital for people who suffer from a chronic disease or conditio... Read More »

Is the use of an apostrophe for possession?

Apostrophes often indicate a possessive noun. For example, "Sarah's candy" shows that Sarah owns the candy. Apostrophes are also used in contractions to indicate the omission of letters. For exampl... Read More »

Is there an apostrophe in Wednesdays?

Whether to add an apostrophe depends on the use of Wednesdays. According to the Tameri Guide to Writing, do not add an apostrophe if referring to the day as a plural known as in "only on Wednesdays... Read More »