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Post by wine~o »

You know the sorta thing. The errant apostrophe,

One of our local pubs was taken over by a new Landlord and Landlady recently, The chalkboard outside read

" Tracy, Mark and the team welcome you to the (insert pub name here) "

The new incumbents have changed the chalkboard to read " Eric & Lucy and the team welcome's you to the (insert pub name here) "

Now, I may be guilty of over use of the ellipsis ... (LOL) The thing is, that chalkboard actually offends my sense of decent punctuation every time I read it.

Discuss.

*names have been changed to protect the guilty.

EDIT... To correct a punctuation mistake. :roll:
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Ellipsis. . .
What's one of those then? :lol:

But yes those unnecessary apostrophe's can grate after a while.
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As it's a chalk board, can't you just rub out the offender?
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stevei wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:01 pm
As it's a chalk board, can't you just rub out the offender?
Not whilst I'm driving past...
However I might mock up a "punctuation Police ID" and raid them unexpectedly :lol:
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Dave54 wrote:
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:54 pm
Ellipsis. . .
What's one of those then? :lol:

But yes those unnecessary apostrophe's can grate after a while.
You are evi'l ...
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Post by Bob225 »

Wine-o, This, Isn't, A rant.

I would rather see a load of commas than block wall of text.

Apostrophe - '
Oxford Comma - ,

Im just thick tho.
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