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Caps and random apostrophes

A random selection of apostrophes on an Ecozone product. Who decided that Pans, Taps and Showers need apostrophes but not tiles or kettles. And what’s with the capitals?

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(Thanks, Claire!)

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A New one on me!

This a Franglais example of Apostrophe Abuse.
A’La Carte . . . .

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(Thanks, Richard Nobbs!)

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A box in which to keep her grocers?

Seen in Alnwick, NE England. My wife (who is of a more charitable disposition) suggested either a) they were selling a box belonging to Clementine in which she kept her grocers or b) the apostrophe had simply fallen off the top line.

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(Thanks, Keith R!)

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Does the Sign Maker Read the Package (or Box)?

I love World Market and their Dark Chocolate Almond Laceys, but got a chuckle recently when I saw this sign.

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(Thanks, Michael G!)

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Pickup’s and Delivery’s

I bought a large item at the local Kmart and had to collect it from the loading bay. That’s where I saw this sign.
And why is it necessary to capitalize so many words?

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(Thanks, David H!)

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Shouldn’t this be in the Spice’s, Supply’s, and Flour’s aisle?

You’d think that with all the money Whole Foods makes by gouging their customers, they could afford to hire a proofreader before having these signs made. This was taken in Miami at the Coral Gables location.

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(Thanks, Melanie!)

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Target gets it horribly wrong.

Seen in a Target store in Melbourne, Australia. The abuse has probably been carried through to all the stores, judging by the nature of the sign.

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(Thanks, David!)

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Drivers Wanted

Bumper sticker seen in New Jersey.

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(Thanks, Brian!)

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Plural of TV is TVs

Seen on a hotel sign in Ocala, FL

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(Thanks, Brian!)

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Abuse in the transcription, or…?

CNN.com has a story online about a couple fined $3500 for posting a negative review.  The link is 
http://ht-mobile.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/bestoftv/2013/11/29/newday-brown-onlinefraud.cnn_2838947.3gp

In its video story, the following was captured:
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(Thanks, Tony!)

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