Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
apostrophe abuse, apostrophes, contractions, ESL
Which is correct?
Be careful shopping online: According to security experts, ____ the season for identity theft.
‘Tis is a contraction of it is. The rule with contractions is that we put the apostrophes where the letters are missing.
See The Oatmeal for the word on apostrophes, bacon hats and lightning pants.
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