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I removed two apostrophies....

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MirandaGoshawk Thu 26-Sep-13 21:18:22

It's benign though. Think of it as like train spotting or stamp collecting. Should there be hyphens in there?

ErrolTheDragon Wed 25-Sep-13 21:44:39

prism...oh, I do like hanging around with over-zealous pendants.grin

Coughcoughguerillascoughcough. grin

prism Wed 25-Sep-13 21:36:52

Yes that's it. But I do wonder if it's a trap for the over-zealous pendant. (Can there be such a thing?)

MirandaGoshawk Wed 25-Sep-13 21:30:56

That article is brilliant. But what's the typo - just a speech mark missing from in front of 'which'? Couldn't see any others not that I looked very hard, you understand.

prism Wed 25-Sep-13 18:50:39

Is it a trap or should I point out that there's a typo on that web page???

stinkingbishop Wed 25-Sep-13 16:06:19

Et voila:

MirandaWest Wed 25-Sep-13 16:02:33

There's an it's near me that I would like to deal with. May require tipex and the cover of night though.

MirandaGoshawk Wed 25-Sep-13 15:58:11


Now my head is spinning!

ErrolTheDragon Tue 24-Sep-13 23:33:08


AgentProvocateur Tue 24-Sep-13 23:30:40

Ha! No, I just proved it because I thought it was a typo. blush

ErrolTheDragon Tue 24-Sep-13 23:24:28

No, she didn't prove it, she linked to it.

Love Muphry's Law grin

AgentProvocateur Tue 24-Sep-13 23:20:16

You just proved it, Miranda! wink

MirandaGoshawk Tue 24-Sep-13 22:00:49

It's Muphry's Law innit

Tabby1963 Fri 20-Sep-13 20:32:27

Isn't it apostrophe(s)?!

Well done Jasmine and Agent for spotting that deliberate error :D

PavlovtheCat Fri 20-Sep-13 20:31:06

With fear of outing myself, this must be said:

There is a sandwich shop that I drive past on occasion, and the use of apostrophe makes me any to the point of almost causing criminal damage to eradicate it; it is on the signage over the shop, on the window panes, and elsewhere so I can't just wipe it off. It is:

Suttons Snax's.

Yep. That is right, it is not a typo on my part.


SconeRhymesWithGone Fri 20-Sep-13 20:26:26

Two apostrophes in one day; that is very impressive. I did that once in my son's school on parents' night and managed to smear the ink and got caught. There is a technique to it, and it definitely helps to have an accomplice. smile

AgentProvocateur Fri 20-Sep-13 20:23:58

Ooh, Jasmine31 beat me to it.

AgentProvocateur Fri 20-Sep-13 20:23:10


jasmine31 Fri 20-Sep-13 20:23:03

Isn't it apostrophe(s)?!

ThePuffyShirt Fri 20-Sep-13 20:23:02

Excellent, well done.

I have been known to do this myself.

In Devon, over the summer, I rubbed out an entire 'inflateables' from a blackboard outside a shop.

dramajustfollowsme Fri 20-Sep-13 20:19:02

Excellent! I'm in Aberdeen. You have just saved me a job. gringrin

sneezecakesmum Fri 20-Sep-13 20:18:57

Apostrophy geurillas salute you!

Tabby1963 Fri 20-Sep-13 20:16:34

... from boards outside two shops when I was visiting daughter in Aberdeen.

I was very subtle, she stood in the way so I could do a quick swipe (whiteboards). Made my day because often I cannot access these little blighters to remove them.

It is so glaringly obvious that they should not be there. Sometimes official signage has them! Aaarrgghhh!

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