How Do You Use An Apostrophe?


A lot of people still aren’t familiar with how to use an apostrophe correctly. This type of grammar mistake on your website can make you look unprofessional and elicit a stern eyeball rolling from grammar nerds like me.

I have a solution!

Apostrophe Abuse is a collection of pictures and links demonstrating misuses of this common punctuation mark.

I’m serious – follow this site on Google Reader and look it regularly. You’ll start to understand how to use an apostrophe correctly in your digital writing by regularly seeing how often the mistakes are made. Eventually, you too will roll your eyes at poor apostrophe use! Join me, won’t you?

If you’re still not clear on how to use an apostrophe correctly, check out these references:

The Oatmeal – How to Use an Apostrophe

Grammar Girl Video on Daily Motion

Electric Company – N Apostrophe T