Posts Tagged ‘apostrophe’

The apostrophe’s spectre

Posted: 12:18 pm on 19th March 2015

 A spectre is haunting Australia – the spectre of apostrophes. Or apostrophe’s. We can’t remember. Apostrophes’? That darned little mark has been the bane of many student’s – oops, students’ – lives, and its misuse generates more internet bile than many seemingly more important problems. Recognising all this, policy makers around Australia have done the only sensible thing. They have banded together, and banned it from the public sphere. No…

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