Apostrophes — Overused, Underused, and Omitted

They are confusing little buggers, but I can explain

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I have always described the apostrophe (‘) as a comma (,) that jumped up. And while commas have six rules, apostrophes have only two. That should make it simpler.

CONTRACTIONS: Apostrophes take the place of letters that have been left out when we put two words together. I…

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