I work at this shop, and every day I do work there I see the great big sign above the kids’ shoes: “KID’S” and inwardly I cry. They’ve even done the same on their website.
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It is reliance on coal that China is reducing.
Ad seen on CNN’s site for multibillion dollar Emerson Electric.
Zebra’s don’t have good grammar, apparently.
Giant abuse from the Tate
Annelisa writes in with:
The Tate has one of the best museum sites in the whole world – yet
check out the size of this fantastic illiteracy! What point size that, 24?
She also points out the bonus mistake just under the picture:
Marina Warner introduces Paula Rego’s new illustrations for Charlotte Bront’s Jane Eyre
That should be Bronte’s, of course… unless they intended the apostrophe to pull double duty, showing possession *and* omission! 😉
New York Times: Altered state’s?
Sieglinde sent in this screen capture of an article found on the NYT website.
I wonder how long it will take before it’s fixed?
UPDATE: (2:46 PST) That didn’t take long… the article has been corrected.
Discovery of Apostrophe Abuse
Jon pointed out that the Discovery HD Theater site has an errant apostrophe on the front page:
Looks like Discovery Communications needs a high-definition Web copywriter and proofreader to go along with its high-definition TV programming.
Abuse at KUTV
Ed sent in these two screen grabs from KUTV‘s website:
Sean sent in the screenshot below from the Big John’s Pizza website, along with this comment:
3 pizzas please. Hold the apostrophes.
Y’all use apostrophes correctly now, y’hear?
Laura sent in this photo (found here) with the comment,
Maybe it’s a failure of my humanity, but the second photo of this news story makes me absolutely twitch.
See also: Ya’ll vs. Y’all