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Jan 25 2009   5:35PM GMT

Writing for Business — plural dates

Ivy Wigmore Ivy Wigmore Profile: Ivy Wigmore

typing Which is correct?

Arthur L. Samuel of IBM’s Watson Research Center coined the term personal computer in the _____.
a. 1960’s
b. 1960s

Answer: b
Apostrophes indicate possession or contractions, not plurality.

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