Results 1 to 2 of 2

    • Join Date: Jan 2007
    • Posts: 3
    #1

    BBQs or BBQ's

    Hi all

    Does BBQs need anapostrophe, if one is using it in the following way: I had three BBQs at the weekend? Can you also please explain why or why not.

    Cheers,
    CJ

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Laos

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 57,888
    #2

    Re: BBQs or BBQ's

    This is a disputed area; some people use the apostrophe, while others don't. I see no need for the apostrophe there; I would onls put an apostrophe in when it was possibly unclear, in a phrase like 'mind your p's and q's', though here the ambiguity can easily be resolved by using upper case.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •