People are often unsure about how to write abbreviations. The main areas of uncertainty are:
- whether to write abbreviations with capital letters
- whether to use full stops
- when to use apostrophes.
Here’s a quick-reference guide to help you get it right.
There are several kinds of abbreviation: the way an abbreviation is written usually depends on the category to which it belongs. The categories are listed below – click on the links to find out more: