27Save Time With Contractions

In this no-time, gotta-run, get-to-the-bottom-line business world, the contraction is king. Contractions shorten a word by removing a letter (or a few) and placing an apostrophe in the empty spot. Here’s a list of common contractions.



A few contractions that aren’t really contractions have reared their ugly heads. They are: woulda, coulda, havta, shoulda, yaknow, gonna, gotta, wanna, and ain’t. Use them at your own peril.

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