One of my pet peeves is the incorrect use of apostrophes. People leave them out when they should use them, then sprinkle them willy-nilly where they have no business being.
Every time I see a big sign that says “BOOK’S” I cringe.
Although apostrophe errors are common, improper use of apostrophes will mark you as an inexperienced and uninformed writer to those who understand proper usage—such as editors at mystery shopping companies. The proper use of apostrophes will help you get better scores on your mystery shopper reports.
Here are some simple tips that will help you remember how to use apostrophes in your writing—and how not to use them. Continue Reading