Answered By: Theresa Bell
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2017     Views: 5046

If “incorrect spelling, grammar, or punctuation in the source might confuse readers, insert the word sic, italicized and bracketed, immediately after the error in the quotation” (American Psychological Association, 2010, p. 172). For example, “they made they're [sic] lunches." 

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.