Friday, April 23, 2004

A lost cause?

This story about falling standards of grammar includes the usual litany of causes: text messages, e-mail, quick TV reports.

But check out the last quote from a language expert, who wants to abolish the apostrophe:
"It's better than having apostrophes littered through the text where they're not supposed to be and having the community in a constant state of nervous anxiety about where they're supposed to put the apostrophe," she said.
I bow my head.


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