CaptainMyCaptain · 04/02/2023 14:25
CaptainMyCaptain · 04/02/2023 14:16
Quite. It has always been common and is known as the Greengrocer's Apostrophe because of the signs saying Carrot's, Cucumber's etc. They were ubiquitous in the 60s and 70s when I was young.
Flyinggeesei234 · 20/01/2023 12:45
Same as it ever was.
Actually, that should probably be Greengrocers' Apostrophe. They were all at it.
Judashascomeintosomemoney · 04/02/2023 14:29
Hadalifeonce · 04/02/2023 14:20
Annoyingly, my 'phone sometimes corrects what I have typed to something I didn't intend, and I have already pressed post or send!
Oh yes, annoying isn’t it? My iPhone is determined to make me look stupid. It also seems to think I want to write Duck an awful lot. I don’t, 😉.
upinaballoon · 04/02/2023 19:04
I once saw a sign which was supposed to warn us that lorries might be turning around in that place, as there were roadworks. It said Lorrie,s Turning or Lorry,s Turning, which completely avoided getting the apostrophe, if one were needed, in the wrong place. Honestly, I saw it with my own eyes, on a regular basis, until the roadworks ended.
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