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This list, in no particular order, can help you to avoid skirmishes with grammar Nazis…or you can use it in studying to become one!
1. Plural vs Possessive
Folks seem driven to add an apostrophe whenever ending a word with “-s.” Here are two common mistakes that make grammar Nazis see red:
“I was born in the 60′s.”
“Boys love truck’s.”
Decades and plural nouns–80s, 20s, trucks, horses, cats–do not need apostrophes. On the other hand, when showing possession, add an apostrophe.
“The dog’s bowl is empty.”
“Susan’s coat is red.”
Plural possessive? Is there such a thing? Sure! If there are three cows and all are in the same pasture, it is “the cows’ pasture.” Pluralize, then tack the apostrophe onto the end.
“The ladies’ cheesecakes were all delicious but Betty’s was the best.”
“Bill is mowing the Petersons’ yard.”
2. “Its” vs “It’s”
Pronouns do not need an apostrophe to show possession. In the case of “it,” the apostrophe flips into the duty of …