Laura sends in this sign she spotted at her local Target that makes it look like…
the new artist Thank You has come out with his own set of note cards.
Shannon sent in this piece of mail she received from Comcast that features two errant apostrophes:
…sort of makes me want to switch cable companies.
Librarian/Grammar Geek Jennifer writes:
Teach your baby to misuse apostrophes! It’s never to early to start!
This was haunting me at a Target store in Ann Arbor. I kept seeing it every time I went there (which is, um, a lot). Finally I took a picture of it and then hid it behind some tax prep software.
This sign has been posted down the street from me in Novato, California for well over a year. Every time I walk past it I want to bring some maroon paint and fix it. As an aside, I also see a trend in the use of initial capitals in ad copy such as this one. Save initial caps for titles, please!
…although one could at least make the argument that the signmaker was using the apostrophe to mark the omission of “minium”.
Here are some food-related submissions that I’ve been sitting on for a while:
Spotted in Salinas, CA:
Spotted at the Kansas State Fair:
Seen via Google Adsense:
Finally, this bonus photo, which has absolutely nothing to do with apostrophe abuse: