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  1. Zep

    Zep Active Member

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    http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129086941&sc=fb&cc=fp

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    Incensed by a "no tresspassing" sign, Jeff Deck launched a cross-country trip to right grammatical wrongs.

    He enlisted a friend, Benjamin D. Herson, and together they got to work erasing errant quotation marks, rectifying misspellings and cutting unnecessary possessive apostrophes.

    The Great Typo Hunt is the story of their crusade.

    In 2 1/2 months, Herson and Deck traveled the perimeter of the country, exploring towns and cities in search of typos. They found 437 typos and were able to correct more than half of them.

    Some typos were uncorrectable — out of the team's reach, or, as Deck tells NPR's Tony Cox, requiring tools and materials that weren't included in his "typo correction kit."
     
  2. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I want to start a crusade to get rid of incorrect use of possessive apostrophe's. Some people put one into every word that end's with an 's'.

    It's ridiculous and should be stamped out!!

    Apostrophe Man is coming to get you's!!!!
     
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