Grammar please correct


The book was written in the 1400's.

asked Mar 28 '13 at 01:42 Melissa Dowler New member

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You don't need the apostrophe for the plural. An apostrophe denotes possession. If you know the year, use that. Any of these will work.


 The book was written in the 1400s.

 The book was written in 1456.

 The book was written in the fifteenth century.

link comment answered Mar 28 '13 at 02:22 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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