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"Hi, Hope you enjoy my horrid ‘Whoops Apostrophe’ findings – WHOOP’S in the title for the humour; …! in the title as there are lots of other errors in here, shock!

Apostrophe errors are my favourite horror, but I have ‘snapped’ so many others…and have ‘chaptered’ them, to file similar types of errors together. I suppose that you could say some spelling errors are more typesetting mistakes…but hey somebody’s to blame in there, every time!

Plenty more in my mobile phone’s memory, and every day I see and capture more…for posterity!? In shop windows, in cafes, in businesses, in pubs; on cars, vans, on the TV…in Scotland, England, Ireland; in Amsterdam recently, and all over Europe (‘and’ Turkey!). Australia…

Thought long and hard about adding witty and / or informative ‘captions’ under many of the images, especially as regards locations; but in the final
analysis decided to let the visual nature of the ‘humour’ speak for itself!

And oh I know it’s our modern world’s ‘fault’ really, really? Technology - texting, e-mails, Facebook…leads to phonetic spellings and not ‘bothering’ with
Capital letters… Mobile phones especially - I’ve got to press at least 6 times to even get to an ’!

Apostrophes don’t seem even to be taught anymore either, certainly not in any continuous form.

Smile, and learn?

MLP (March ’13)

(Read any of MLP’s BOYLE-BREATH series of books yet? Three so far; 4 and 5 on their way! All also published by authorhouse.com)."


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WHOOPS APOSTROPHE…! not WHOOP’s obviously; is a collection of photographs taken by myself (indeed the number on show inside is but a quarter of the amount that I have been ‘Saving’ on my phone/camera for years!). The mobile (mine with an 8.1 megapixel) now so allows us humans to be ‘snap happy’ -able to capture scenes, events and action, forever. An English teacher most of my working life, I’ve hated and loved spotting these errors…in jotters ‘yes’, but in shop windows, on advertising billboards, on your television screen? No!! Anyway, here is my first collection of crazy mistakes, to amuse you, to make you smile – the humour is in the horror? MLP 2013
Published May 14, 2013 by AuthorHouse.
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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