Dates and Plurals of Lowercase Letters

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Topic 2: Dates and Plurals of Lowercase Letters

Apostrophes are also used to shorten dates to refer to a specific year or set of years (ex. the ‘20s). If you are referring to specific letters in the alphabet, an apostrophe is required (ex. Mind your p’s and q’s).


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The 1960s were eventful.

The culture of the 60s incited change.

  How will the 1920s compare to the 2020s?

My favourite decade was the ’20s.

Lowercase Letters

I find it hard to write q‘s.

My program requires me to have A‘s and B‘s.

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