The UVic Writer's Guide


Don't Use An Apostrophe With Possessive Pronouns


Possessive pronouns such as hers, ours, and yours do not include apostrophes. Do not confuse its, the apostrophe-less possessive form of it, with it's, the contraction of it is.


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