Diane, one of our Premium subscribers, nominated this site for our site of the week, so those of you who want to chastise EB for another grim pick, hold your fire. Diane picked it and we thank her for suggesting it. Thanks so much, Diane.
We know a lot about abusing apostrophes. For years we’ve been guilty of abusing the poor little upside-down floating commas. I guess we’re not the only folks who enjoy abusing the little forlorn critters.
Let’s get serious. Apostrophe’s are important! Eightballs told me many times to mind my P’s and Q’s. But I dont listen. I just keep doing thing’s my way; thats the kind of guy I am. Theres nothing worse than seeing an apostrophe abused – yet Im hooked on it. Sometime’s I will sit down with a glass of wine and abuse the heck out of those little guy’s. Maybe Im sadistic? I knew I should have been a dentist.
Seriously – the mistakes in the above paragraph we’re intentional. I’m sure there are enough grammatical errors in the 15,000 words of this newsletter to fill a grammarian’s garbage bag. But I tells ya, folks, those there were intentional! I means it!
Since Diane is responsible for choosing this site, we assume she was tired of watching us abuse apostrophes so she sent this site suggestion as a subtle hint. Thanks, Diane. We get the hint!
Even more seriously, we hope you will take some time to visit our site of the week. If you do, you will see that we are not the only ones who enjoy abasing apostrophes. Take a look at the picture gallery on the site. You’ll see photos of apostrophe abuse on signs everywhere. If apostrophe abuse causes you mental anguish, consider yourself warned.
For the rest of you who are easily amused, like us, take a look at The Apostrophe Protection Society’s Web site. Learn all about apostrophes and see photos of apostrophe abuse even more vicious than ours. Really!