Apostrophes

Bench & Bar Kentucky, Vol. 67 No. 6, p. 39, Nov. 2003

1 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2006

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Richard A. Bales

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law

Abstract

Apostrophes punctuate words. They properly are used for two purposes: to form possessives and to represent omitted letters in contracted abbreviations. This essay describes how to use apostrophes properly, and provides many examples.

Keywords: legal writing, apostrophe, possessive, contraction

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Bales, Richard A., Apostrophes. Bench & Bar Kentucky, Vol. 67 No. 6, p. 39, Nov. 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=919305

Richard A. Bales (Contact Author)

Ohio Northern University - Pettit College of Law ( email )

525 South Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
United States
419-772-2205 (Phone)

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