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15 crimes against the apostrophe that will anger every grammar nerd

*eye twitches*


Such a humble little guy and yet he’s continually victimised by those who don’t know how to use him properly.

1. Like, what even is this?

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2. Get it together, people.

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3. Mom’s what is great ironing? #fail

4. “Let’s just throw in an apostrophe WHEREVER”

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5. Note to Next: hire a proofreader.

6. Noooooo, Anu! An apostrophe would have made all the difference!

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7. Seriously, Anu!

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8. We have a question — who is responsible for this travesty?

9. “Thank’s.”

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10. We can only hope that TV3 has since learned the difference between “your” and “you’re”

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11. Beautiful! Oh wait…

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12. “You know, I think we might just eat somewhere else…”

Over use of apostrophes much?!?! #ApostropheFail #Lol #TooManyApostrophes #Whyyyy #GrammarNazi #GrammarMistakes Source: fireryangel12

13. *shakes head*

Bleeding from both eyes #apostrophefail Source: pearhugstudio


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15. It’s like Taylor Swift always said, “The hater’sgonna hate, hate, hate…”

#apostrophefail Source: tiffanygiffany

We don’t think we’ll shake these fails off any time soon, though.

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Amy O'Connor

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