The Apostrophe Protection Society has set out to defend the use of the apostrophe
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Between texting, instant messages, and, LOL!, the web, grammar has been under a steady onslaught in our modern times. This slow erosion of the language is too much for some and a small but active group of language watchers have formed a grammar vigilante squad to right the grammatical wrongs, one punctuation mark at a time. Joining us now is John Richards, founder and chairman of the Apostrophe Protection Society, from the other Boston in Lincolnshire, England.
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"They put it in where they think it might be, leave it out where they think it shouldn't be. And yet the rules are very, very simple." — John Richards, of the Apostrophe Protection Society, on the widespread misuse of apostrophes
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