Another Argument in Favor of Esperanto???

Really, you would expect this sort of thing in America, but in England? Oh, my.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090131/ap_on_re_eu/eu_britain_no_apostrophe_2

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4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Margaret
    Jan 31, 2009 @ 14:24:00

    People do go crazy on those apostrophes though; they use them on plurals where they don't need them. I think they need to be used when appropriate–for possessives. That's correct grammar!

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  2. Danger Panda
    Jan 31, 2009 @ 14:41:00

    And contractions–don't forget those! But, yes, I don't know what's up with finding so many of them on simple plurals these days. The English teachers need to start carrying bigger sticks…

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  3. JenK
    Feb 02, 2009 @ 08:45:00

    Oh dear God. I am horrified."Acocks Green."Somewhere, I'm sure one is. But only if you put an apostrophe after the k.

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  4. FirstNations
    Feb 13, 2009 @ 14:47:00

    If we all spoke Klingon the only apostrophes we'd have to worry about would be in names, as: K'tharq, M'thon, etc.well it's true.

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