Spelling with a c or an s (was Re: A College of Magics)

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Fri Aug 29 20:19:51 EDT 2003

>If you felt really cruel, you could tell your students to produce a single
>side of A4 in 12-point Times Roman, giving all the rules for the use of the
>apostrophe.  It probably can't be done, so the assignment would keep them
>busy and happy and out of mischief for a good long time trying.

I could do this, but since I have an even shorter handout that covers it, I 
don't feel the need.
Besides, the issue is not when to use it, but when not to, so that they 
stop writing "I ate six tomato's".

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