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Well, not every time. Sometimes you should use an apostrophe to make a plural. Here’s a note from the Chicago Manual of Style and Daily Writing Tips: DO use the apostrophe to form the plural of an abbreviation that combines upper and lowercase letters or has interior periods: The department graduated five M.A.’s and two Ph.D.’s this year. NOTE: If you leave out the periods, you can write MAs but you’d still have to write PhD’s. DO use the apostrophe to form the plural of lowercase letters:
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