Grammar for Grownups Quiz 65

Writing Dates

When writing out dates, use the form that best tells the story. NOTE: We don’t always pronounce dates the way they appear. Try these:

  1. When I was in my (thirties, 30s, ’30s 30’s, 30ies), I discovered a love of history.
  2. My favorite era covered the (sixties, 1960’s, 1960s, ’60’s, ’60s, 60ies).
  3. You’d think the (seventies, 1970s, 1970’s, ’70s, ’70’s) decade would be more fun.
  4. My friend was married on (February 14th, February 14, the 14th of February, the 14 of February).
  5. She’d rather have been wed on (the fourth of July, the Fourth of July, the 4th of July, July 4th, July 4).
  6. Whatever happened to jazz in the (eighties, ’80’s, ’80s, 80ies)? 7. The (’80’s, ’80s, 80s, 80’s) slang sounded awesome.
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