>At 18/9/2001 20:56 -0700, Reed C Bowman wrote:
>> > Sometimes the apostrophe sort of abbreviations you're talking about
>>> stop being abbreviations, too. I suspect that I am one of fourteen
>>> people left in the world who spell Halloween as Hallowe'en. (I
>>> suspect that four of the others are probably on this list, too.)
>Chambers Dictionary (1993 edition) calls for the apostrophe, which may be
>commoner in the UK than in the USA.
Canadian Oxford gives it both ways.