The Apostrophe

The Apostrophe : ( ' )

The Apostrophe (') is inserted to show that some letter or letters have been omitted.

1. The Hon'ble (for Honourable)
2. E'en (for even)
3. 'Tis (for it is)
4. Ta'en (for taken)
5. Don’t (for do not)
6. Shan’t (for shall not)
7. won't (for will not)

And all other instances of the Genitive Case

It is also used to form the plural of letters and figures.

1. Mind your p's and q's
2. Add four 2's and six 4’s

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