3

There's a similar question right now, and I have an issue: How would one write the grade of A in plural? For clarity, my smart device isn't smart enough for italics. I will use bold.

In general, I use The Chicago Manual of Style. There is no problem with "I got three Bs and a C." (No italics recommended.) However, to say "I got straight As" is a problem. Or maybe it's not a problem, but I just don't remember ever seeing it. To combine roman and italic in the same line is also a problem: "I got two A s, two Bs, and an F." I'm tempted to use an apostrophe, but I don't like that option either: "I got two A's and two Bs."

?

  • Or you could say, "I was an honors student" or "I was always on the honor roll." – Thom Jan 5 '16 at 17:09
4

There's no difference — As, Bs, Cs, Ds, Fs. No italic, no bold, no apostrophe.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.