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Explain why you put an apostrophe when you mention the word "GCSE(')s"?? watch

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    Sometimes it's acceptable when referring to grades, as it can sometimes make them easier to read and understand. As for 'GCSEs', I can't think of a reasonable justification in a formal setting. I don't really care how people spell; it's their life, not mine.
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    (Original post by Kryptonian)
    I can't believe people are getting A*s in English Language when they don't even know the correct use of an apostrophe. Can the people who put an apostrophe in the word GCSEs please explain why? I think getting A*s is a bit crazy when you make very basic mistakes like this. I am talking about some people that make this error, not everyone. 'GCSE's' is like it belongs to GCSE and it doesn't belong to something. Hopefully a lot of people will start to use it correctly now.

    Incase you haven't noticed, it's pretty easy to get an A* in language even making mistakes like that. Blame the system
 
 
 
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