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plural acronyms

A few weeks ago, I was in New Orleans for Jazzfest, and while I was mostly off the clock, I did catch this typo on a sign while I was waiting for Allen Toussaint to start his set. For some reason, people tend to think these types of acronyms (CD, DVD, MRI, WMD) need an apostrophe to make them plural. But they don’t — the correct plural form is CDs.