April 11, 2007

Apostrophe Abolition

The day after the abolition of the apostrophe, imagine the scene. Triumphant abolitionist sits down to write, "Goodbye to the apostrophe, we're not missing you a bit!" and finds that he can't.
—Lynne Truss in her book Eats, Shoots & Leaves

Source: Eats, Shoots & Leaves daily calendar, Saturday, April 7, 2007 entry.
See also:
Lynne Truss's Home page and;
⇒ Her Eats, Shoots & Leaves page.

Posted by niganit at April 11, 2007 1:25 PM
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