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Made with banana’s!

At the Westin in Boston

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Hope spring’s eternal

On my neighbour’s house.

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(Thanks, Vanya!)

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El Vino welcome’s you too…

Snapped in the City of London. I’ve never seen this peculiar apostrophe placement before and the supernumerary ‘O’ is puzzling.

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(Thanks, Tristan Oliver!)

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Australia’s biggest book seller gets it wrong.

Dymocks is a National chain of book stores, with more than 70 stores locally, and more offshore.
I hope this abuse hasn’t been perpetrated across all the shelves in all the stores!

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(Thanks, David!)

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The Apostrophe Strike’s Back

In December 2012 the top photo was posted on this site. Maybe it had some effect on management because about two months later the sign was replaced with one, sans apostrophe [center]. Probably some eagle-eyed apartment dweller mentioned it to management.
This year a new batch of more colorful signs were displayed. [below]

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(Thanks, james!)

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One of them has to be right

If in doubt try with and without.

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(Thanks, Nick!)

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RIP Apostrophe Abuse

Stonecutter’s error?

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(Thanks, Graver!)

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One out of three..

Screen scrape from a local website. Thee possible places to put the apostrophe, of which only one is correct. And the dork got it wrong!

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(Thanks, David!)

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Bird Brained

An almost full house of apostrophaic abuse. Apart from “Heights”. And maybe “owner’s”. Or should that be “owners’ “. Oh dear, my bird brain hurts so much …

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(Thanks, Pete Orpington!)

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On a circuit breaker: “Doe’s not kill control voltages”.

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(Thanks, The Schwartz!)

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