Yore, your, or you’re - Mixed messages and misused words from A to Z
You know what? Plenty of people confuse your, you’re and yore.
Yore refers to history, long-ago times, and days gone by. This is simple to remember, as yore rhymes with lore, which points to long-held traditions and legends.
Your is a possessive term, claiming something belongs to you. Your stuff is yours. And you’re is a contraction of you and are. The apostrophe replaces the “a.”
Let’s see how this looks in proper usage.
As days of yore, your choice of words reveals whether or not you’re clear on correct grammar and spelling.
Yoo-hoo and yo-ho-ho! You’ve got it.
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