Archive for the ‘ Greengrocer’s Apostrophe ’ Category

Oh dear. Step forward in SHAME – Marks & Spencer *and* Waitrose!

So there are certain middle-class establishments that you smugly feel will somehow be immune to the Greengrocer’s Apostrophe.  That they would never sully their shiny packaging with extraneous apostrophes.

Not so.  Please see two dreadful examples from those bastions of poncy food and smug advertising – M&S and Waitrose:

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Elmtree Pet Hotel

Thanks to Lucy for this one:

Ah, the classic greengrocer’s apostrophe straying from its natural habitat – the handwritten notice – into a professionally created sign.