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  • Though it's in my "words I invented" list, I didn't invent it.

    Definition: an apostrophe is unnecessary, superfluous. Like the Greengrocer's Apostrophe.

    December 5, 2007

  • Apostrophe's on special, 20 cent's a pound!

    In terms of the dreaded misplaced apostrophe my favourite's include this (remembered from somewhere) sample -

    Bit of graffiti: NIGGER'S OUT!

    Written underneath: He'll be back soon, please take a seat.

    December 5, 2007