In expressions such as We went to John's house. The party was at my Mum's place. it seems to be quite common to leave out "house" and "place", leading to We went to John's. The ...
When abbreviating the word "recommendations" as "reco's", is it proper to use the apostrophe to show that it's an abbreviation, or does it conflict with a possessive apostrophe?
I often run into a case where I need to say I have a doctor's appointment, but how would I properly punctuate it if I wanted to use the abbreviation Dr. instead of the word doctor? Dr.'s appointment ...