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'I'll never date another apostrophe... the last one was too possessive.'
Books: Closed Down Due To Exasperation.
"I found a misused apostrophe in one of your entrees."
"Who teaches apostrophe usage?"
'And please give me the strength to accept the asterisk and the wisdom to understand what it connotes...'
'Nobody understands the apostrophe.'
'I hope he didn't write the menu.' (Pub quizzers comment on poor grammar)
'They're arguing over whether it should have an apostrophe.'
"I'm sorry, but shouldn't there be an apostrophe in that?"
Woman to co-worker: 'Some people want to abolish apostrophes ? but I'm very possessive about them.'
"My worst nightmare is seeing apostrophes where they don't belong."
'I can't believe I went out with an apostrophe. He was so possessive.'
"People just don't understand me!"
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"Who teaches apostrophe usage?"
"That's my boyfriend, Apostrophe. He can be a little possessive."
Punctuation being forgotten - say linguist's.
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"The apostrophe goes before the s..."
A'sk me about my problem with apo'strophe's.
Twisted Peel explains the subtle nuances surrounding the correct usage of apostrophes.
"You have missed out the second apostrophe."
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"I got in with a rogue crowd."
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'Colourful scenes in central London as the annual pedants' pride parade makes it way into Hyde park.'
'Please Miss, why does 'Earl's Court' have an apostrophe but 'barons Court' doesn't?'
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'I'm Jewish, but I can never remember how many apostrophes in 'B'nai B'rith'.'
'More might have turned up, Sir, if you had put the apostrophe in the correct place...'