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It hurts my eyes every time I go in there but I can't stop myself because it's a cheap £1-type shop with loads of fun tat. All the hand-written signs have got apostrophes in plural words.Would you say something? I don't want to appear uptight and rude but it's a crime against the English language!!
I wouldn't, but I would want to.
No, not in a pound shop. There are some shops where I might point it out if it was sabotaging the upmarket effect they were aiming at, and especially in a bookshop, but not otherwise.
I was once in a copy shop and someone was making piles of copies for a Valentine's Day special: "chocolate covered strawberry's". Eek!I left them a polite note. I also got a postcard through the door with misplaced apostrophes AND commas! I wouldn't in a cheap shop, agree about aiming for your market.
It is a bit rude, and I wouldn't be able to cope with it.maybe a little note through the door?
Yes. I'd also point out the spelling error if someone wrote 'apostophes' in a thread title
I nearly didn't go into a coffee shop the other day, because they had a handwritten sign in the window advertising for 'Kictchen Staff'! I didn't dare look at the menu, although my friend did comment on a rogue apostrophe.However, I didn't say anything.
Ok, I will bite my tongue. I'd never have been brave enough to say anything anyway I don't think, but that's a good point about the type of shop."I'd also point out the spelling error if someone wrote 'apostophes' in a thread title" (I got it right in the OP though!)
No as there's no point - been there, done that and people either look at you with a 'Huh?' expression or an 'Okaaaaaaay now please go away and get a life' one.I may also have once drunkenly whipped out a pen and corrected a sign that said photo'sInwardly I'd be screaming though
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