Michael Finance Law
Professional Teacher
The grammar vigilante

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-39459831

This BBC video is a short interview with a man from Bristol, England (also the home of Banksy, the renowned graffiti artist) who locates apostrophe's on shop sign's that shouldn't be there and removes them under cover of darkness' with special equipment.

This shows how serious the situation of rogue apostrophe's has become, but its good that there are people who are willing to go the extra mile and take action to deal with problem's like this.  

What do other people here think?

Apr 3, 2017 7:15 AM
Comments · 15
Just another jobless' English major trying to make a difference. He'll be nicked when he falls' off his little ladder.
April 4, 2017
It was a joke, people. 
April 5, 2017

People should not loose their cool over grammatical lapses no matter how odd they're.

April 4, 2017
I think I've found one of the cause's of these rogue apostrophe's:

http://www.angryflower.com/184.html
April 3, 2017

If there isn't too much damage, then it may be good for a few laughs. If the intent is good, and the result is a proper signboard with proper spelling and all, I quite like it. 

It is much better than having graffiti on the walls in my opinion. There's no way of easily removing that, bad grammar and all.


Edit: Just seen the BBC clip- he's bloody good. Excellent signwriting skills, and pretty quick as well. Definitely not a hack job!

April 3, 2017
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