Tag: greengrocer’s apostrophe

The greengrocer’s apostrophe (or apostrofly) is the bane of some people's existence.

What is the greengrocer’s apostrophe?

Whilst battling through the Saturday afternoon crush in a local department store, I was confronted by the ghastly sight of a sign bearing a misused apostrophe – a little ‘eek’ escaped my lips, and it almost put me off my bargain-hunting mission: men’s pant’s What made it screamingly worse was that the signwriter had got […]

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