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Chairman's misuse of the APOSTROPHE [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-4-7 17:37:00 |Display all floors
Look, none of us is perfect, but there are some pretty basic rules regarding the apostrophe which should be remembered.

There is a group of Australian's (WRONG)
There is a group of Australians (RIGHT)

That is Chairmans Maserati (WRONG)
That is Chairman's Maserati (RIGHT)

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Post time 2007-4-8 12:39:35 |Display all floors
HE SAID,

"LOOK, NONE OF US IS PERFECT, BUT...."



And why is there a group of Australians around Chairman's Maserati?
I am not rich.  :L

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Post time 2007-4-8 15:23:48 |Display all floors

Make sure the hubcaps are there

Hey Chairman, there's a group of Aussie around your Maser.

Quick, count the hubcaps and get out of the neighbourhood before you lose the tyres too.

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Post time 2007-4-8 16:24:08 |Display all floors
Originally posted by cestmoi at 2007-4-8 17:23
Hey Chairman, there's a group of Aussie around your Maser.

Quick, count the hubcaps and get out of the neighbourhood before you lose the tyres too.


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Post time 2007-4-10 01:28:54 |Display all floors
Ahh, apostrophe misuse, one of a few grammatical mistakes that gives me a nervous twitch (so to speak)... along with your/you're, their/they're/there and so on.

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