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Tiredness' can kill (apparently)

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lowrib Sun 19-Jul-09 23:19:59

On the M8 today I saw the helpful advice

Tiredness' can kill

That's got to win the award for the most random use of an apostrophe surely?! shock

Pan Sun 19-Jul-09 23:23:58

no. I think it indicates a plural of tiredness. I think.

lowrib Mon 20-Jul-09 00:06:48

Eh?! A plural or tiredness?! <<baffled>>

It still wouldn't have an apostrophe anyway.

GrinnyPig Mon 20-Jul-09 00:53:03

Actually, I couldn't give a toss about the grammar and punctuation on these signs - I just don't need or want a sign on the motorway issuing instructions. "Don't drink and drive", "tiredness kills", "keep your distance", "belt up"

The M8 is the worst motorway in the country for this.

And as for "twenty's plenty" boak.

If there really is an issue with drivers not adhering to the rules get some PCs out on the beat and in cars and issue some tickets.

And here ends my rant...

hambler Mon 27-Jul-09 16:33:11

I would have swerved and crashed if I had read that.

lowrib Sat 01-Aug-09 01:49:34

hambler I'm glad it's not just me!

Thankfully I wasn't driving smile

cathcat Sat 01-Aug-09 01:57:24

This is related in a driving sort of way.

DH won a car valet in a raffle.
It is by "Dave,s Auto Valeting"


bronze Sat 01-Aug-09 17:56:42

What about this sign on the motorway.

Drug driving costs lives.

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