Mighty Red Pen

October 30, 2012

Spooktacular apostrophe

Filed under: Apostrophe catastrophe — mighty red pen @ 6:41 pm

Great googly-moogly, this ghoulish little apostrophe sure puts the “trick” in “trick-or-treat.”

This Halloween, don’t be haunted by the grocer’s apostrophe. When forming a plural, no apostrophe is needed.

1 Comment »

  1. True, but as these are dirt-cheap pumpkins, at just over two-thirds of a cent each, we can cut them some slack. Or teach them not to use a decimal point AND a cent sign together unless they really, really mean it!

    Comment by Sue Littleford — October 30, 2012 @ 7:16 pm | Reply

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