Is there any other punctuation mark in the English language as misused and abused as the poor ol’ apostrophe? (See what I did there? For those who didn’t – do read on!).


Alas apostrophes are seen in the strangest of places these days, not least to make a noun plural, when they really should not be there at all. Here are some apostrophe catastrophes I’ve seen around and about recently:

  • We build equestrian arena’s (on the back of a van)
  • Dog treat’s (signboard outside a pet accessor...

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