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Apostrophe

Is The Apostrophe About To Disappear?

Henry Hitchings | Posted 01.01.2012 | Books
Henry Hitchings

While this is not to say that the apostrophe should be renounced, there is plenty of evidence that it is on the way out. Like a lot of moderately successful devices, it continues to have fans - not least the people whose names contain apostrophes.

Apostrophe Catastrophe, or the Consolations of the Internet

John Brown | Posted 07.31.2011 | College
John Brown

Jefferson's lack of concern regarding the use of the apostrophe, as a Founding Father, suggests that there is a tradition in the United States regarding the tyrannical imposition of a "regulated" apostrophe.

Grammar Pet Peeves

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As writers, readers and all around bibliophiles, the HuffPost Books community, including us, can't get enough of the schadenfreude of grammar mistakes...

'The Great Typo Hunt'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson traveled across the U.S. for two and a half months to find and correct typos in public signage. Deck and Herson tell...

WATCH: Grammar Pet Peeves

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Arianna has griped about its misuse before and, frankly, the number of misplaced apostrophe's -- oops, we mean apostrophes -- out there has become dow...

Grammar Pet Peeves: Know How To Use An Apostrophe?

The Oatmeal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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