Re: Smash the Apostrophistry! (was Re: Blasted Apostrophes (Was Years v. Years'))

Subject: Re: Smash the Apostrophistry! (was Re: Blasted Apostrophes (Was Years v. Years'))
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 16:00:03 -0800

At 05:21 PM 2/26/97 -0600, Mitch Berg wrote:
>No, I have not been drinking on the job. But it couldn't hurt...
>
>
>I, Mitch Berg, hereby promise to stop using the apostrophe to indicate
>possession. I'm doing this, not for my own convenience or from any
>sense of laziness, but to make the English-writing world a better place.
>
>Who's with me? Come on! To the barricades!
>
At least Mitch has George Bernard Shaw on his side.

--Wayne Douglass

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