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Waterstone's to lose the apostrophe

Funny story: Waterstone's to lose the apostrophe

High street book retailer, Waterstone's, have announced that they will be dropping the apostrophe from their name. "In the internet age," said Walter Stone (no relation), PR spokeswoman for the company, "an apostrophe causes confusion and is quite...

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Swine 'flu catches apostrophe flu

Funny story: Swine 'flu catches apostrophe flu

In a complication to the widespread lack of panic or even interest in Britain over the media obsession with swine 'flu, a new outbreak hit the country today, one of apostrophe flu. Said Dr' Mengele O'Goebbels from his government-funded laboratory-...

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Birmingham Hates! The Apostrophe

Funny story: Birmingham Hates! The Apostrophe

The ever staid and formal folk of John Bulls Island have never been big fans of the apostrophe. Similes, metaphors even synedoche and metanome have been among the favorite figures of speech of Britishers, but the apostrophe was simply never their cup...

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Chief of Police warns public about rogue apostrophes

Funny story: Chief of Police warns public about rogue apostrophes

There's a new danger to the public. It's on the increase and The United Nations have given the green light to a new World Police Service. What is this new danger to the general public? Firearms? Narcotic's? (fuck right off) Or even Religious Cults...

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Arkansas's legislature addresses punctuation

Funny story: Arkansas's legislature addresses punctuation

LITTLE ROCK -- Arkansas Rep. Steve Harrelson has introduced a resolution to declare that the official way to form the possessive of the state is "Arkansas's." The dispute arises because different stylebooks have different usages for f...

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National Park Service Rewrites Statue of Liberty Plaque

"Give me your strong, your rich, your workers yearning to breathe capitalism. Send no homeless, impoverished, or those seeking refuge from MS-13 to me. I want no trash to tarnish our golden door."
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