Before she reached the house, Gouvernail had lighted a fresh cigar and ended his apostrophe
to the night.
s Aunt, who had eaten her pie with great solemnity, and who had been elaborating some grievous scheme of injury in her mind since her first assumption of that public position on the Marshal's steps, took the present opportunity of addressing the following Sibyllic apostrophe
to the relict of her late nephew.
He almost forgot Trefusis as he added the apostrophe
His spelling has improved immensely this past year, though he is not strong on apostrophes
, and he certainly possesses the gift of writing an interesting letter.
Jonathan Burge took him up bebind, telling him to "hold on tight"; and instead of bursting out into wild accusing apostrophes
to God and destiny, he is resolving, as he now walks homewards under the solemn starlight, to repress his sadness, to be less bent on having his own will, and to live more for others, as Dinah does.
My emotions expressed themselves in pathetic apostrophes
, which I was just self-possessed enough to couple, in the hearing of other people, with the name of "Lady Glyde.
Inevitably, he had a vast deal to say about women, and he used frequently to indulge in sentimental and ironical apostrophes
to these authors of his joys and woes.
Each time I see it, I fight the urge to stop the car, take a pen, and draw an apostrophe
above the "you're".
Harry Potter star Emma Watson showed off a tattoo reading "Times Up" and was ridiculed for missing out the apostrophe
CEEED would have been an e too far, however, so, in their wisdom, the marketing people decided to drop the final e and replace it with an apostrophe
apparently straightforward trope of apostrophe
simply loses its
With yourself being an intellectual chap and knowing all about the English language and such, in order to write your column, I wondered if it would be possible for you, or readers, to sort out the problems I have with the good old English apostrophe
Even when a singular noun ends in s, an apostrophe
and an "s" is not the way to go.
As a journalist I am a stickler for the correct grammar and it's important that the apostrophe
is in the right place.
There is never any reason to place an apostrophe
before the letter "s" unless it's a possessive noun or a contraction.