Posted in General, GrammarGoofs & Gaff(e)s, GrammarGripes (pet peeves), PunctuationPerils, SpellingSlipups, tagged apostrophailure, apostrophe, apostrophize, confusion, credits, grammar, guide, language, mistake, non-apostrophe, pet peeve, plurals, punctuation, question, stand in's, The Kennedys, Time Warner, tv, umbrella's, usage, viewing, vocabulary, words, writing on April 23, 2011|
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We present, in tribute to our friends over at Apostrophe Abuse, Apostrophe Catastrophes, Apostrophism, and of course Apostrophe Police, the following …
- From the Viewing Guide on our Time Warner Cable screen … umbrella’s … really?
- Guess we should say that … Stand In’s … are from the … credit’s … in the TV show … The Kennedy’s … ???
So, what is it with this tendency to apostrophize plurals? We don’t get it. Do you?
- Finally, in today’s tribute, we’re still lookin’ for the missin’ apostrophe in this … Surfin … sign.
This is just another example of apostrophailure.
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