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  1. Apostrophes a.k.a. The apostrophe is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet or certain other alphabets.
    • also known as Apostrof, 撇号
  2. Apostrophes was a live, weekly, literary, prime-time, talk show on French television created and hosted by Bernard Pivot. It ran for fifteen years from January 10, 1975 to June 22, 1990, and was one of the most watched shows on French television. It was broadcast on Friday nights on the channel France 2.
    • begun on and completed on (24 years ago)
    • 724 episodes of 60 minutes each
    • country: France
    • regular cast: Bernard Pivot

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Google previewThe Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East (2017)

by Adam Valen Levinson

Otherwise, relentlessly maintaining apostrophes is a bit like asking a professional skydiver to wear a parachute to a dinner party. Aspiring to an understanding a bit deeper than a glottal stop, and in accordance with the Eleventh Commandment—that ...

Google previewNational Health Data Dictionary 2012 version 16

apostrophes (as in ...

Google previewA dictionary of terms used in printing (1863)

by H. Morgan

at the beginning, and two apostrophes [ " ] at the end. When a quotation is introduced within the body of the primary one, the additional quotation ought to be commenced with one inverted comma, and closed with one apostrophe. The following example ...

Google previewNational Community Services Data Dictionary, version 7: 2012

apostrophes (as in O'Mara) or blank spaces (as in De Vries)—these non-alphabetic characters should be ignored when counting the position of each character. XX 2nd and 3rd letters of given name In the fourth and fifth spaces the agency should record the 2nd and 3rd letters of the client's given name. For example: If the client's given name is Elizabeth the reported value should ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Literature in Canada (2002)

by William H. New

Apostrophes: Woman at a Piano (1996), which won ...

Google previewDictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula (1993)

by Germán Bleiberg, Maureen Ihrie, Janet Pérez

apostrophes, and, especially, binary oppositions. When arranged horizontally, these systematic antitheses counterpoise deliverance, represented in the forms of pastoral and cultivated nature, against bondage to urban vanities and rash values symbolized by maritime commerce, ...

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Apostrophes: ur doin it rite!

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Scrabble value of A1P3O1S1T1R1O1P3H4E1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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