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    Question A quick query concerning apostrophes...

    I am currently working on assembling a college magazine and, after a recent confrontation with my teacher, I'm questioning my knowledge and wondering if I am correct in saying that there is no apostrophe in the word photos.

    I understand that apostrophes may be used in place of letters (ie: didn't as opposed to did not), and the word photo is short for photograph; could an apostrophe be used to replace the 'graph' part of the word?

    I'm sorry if this sounds like a stupid question!

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    Default Re: A quick query concerning apostrophes...

    i think you're on the right track.....

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    Default Re: A quick query concerning apostrophes...

    There's no need for an apostrophe on 'photos'- we don't use one in the singular (photo).

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    Default Re: A quick query concerning apostrophes...

    Quote Originally Posted by Nudist
    I'm sorry if this sounds like a stupid question!
    At least you asked the question. Most people can't be bothered to think about it and just stick their apostrophes in at random. Well done you.

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    Default Re: A quick query concerning apostrophes...

    Better to ask than not.

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