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"Only one significant task has been lifted from the apostrophe's workload in recent years: it no longer has to appear in the plurals of abbreviations ('MPs') or plural dates ('1980s')" (Truss 46).

Wait a minute, when did this happen!  I think this statement deflates her arguement.  If correct grammar is considered both objective and subjective, then why is Truss advocating grammarical accurary.

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It doesn't seem like people follow the role of using no apostrophe in plural dates. I didn't know about it until reading this book.

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