Season’s Greetings: Get The Apostrophe Right

Season’s Greetings: Get The Apostrophe Right
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As is traditional for Mind Your Language, we end the year with a festive reminder. When you write Season’s Greetings in an email or card, remember to include the apostrophe.

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In this case, the logic is easy: the greetings belong to a single season, so the apostrophe goes before the final S, not after it. If apostrophes are a challenge for you, check out our detailed guide. Have a fun-filled Christmas and a spectacular 2015, and remember: accuracy matters.

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