Saturday, 1 December 2012

Apostrophe catastrophe dullness

Driffield Today: Shop celebrates 15 years of trading

I'm calling you out, Driffield Today. Your site is a car-crash of apostrophe abuse, and the first sentence of this item is a shocker. Sort it out.

I take no joy from this. Even if local journalism is struggling, there is no excuse for low standards.


  1. Maybe they're supposed to be ironic greengrocers' apostrophes. Then again, maybe journalists on local papers are illiterate morons.

  2. I wouldn't go that far. I know quite a few people at local papers who are quite clever