What is the apostrophe for in o'clock?
An apostrophe "stands in" for missing letters in a contraction.
o'clock is a contraction of "of the clock" and the apostrophe indicates the missing letters.
working from memory at work. when you purchase the plug or socket they usualy have a diagram. looking at the socket on the truck....9 oclock left signal. 3 oclock right signal. 11 oclock tail lights. 7 oclock ground. 5 oclock electric brakes. center live power from battery ( campers) I dont use the 1 oclock plug at this time. hope this is helpfull. I used the package to do the first ones. we have 8…
won't Additional answer It's not true to say that won't is in an apostrophe. Apostrophe is the little comma that goes into words where one or more letters have been omitted and won't is the contracted form of will not. ^I think they know what an apostrophe is! They were asking what 'will not' was when it was shortened with an apostrophe.