Abbreviations: Dos and Don'ts

Abbreviations: Dos and Don'ts by Stephanie Norman
Whether you are writing a novel, a scientific paper, a new blog entry, or simply writing stuff down in a notebook, chances are, you will use an abbreviation at some point. Which is fine, because abbreviations have found their place just about anywhere. The trouble is that most people don’t know how to use them properly, so they make errors. Not using a full stop, or failure to capitalize certain letters, putting the apostrophe in the wrong place or not putting one at all, these are all very common.