Re: Smash the Apophistry!

Subject: Re: Smash the Apophistry!
From: "Marlene J. Geary" <marlene -at- NECA -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 19:30:34 -0500

>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!

Here, here!! I'm with you!

Our company has already decided to phase out the usage of an apostrophe
where a letter or word for its own sake is pluralized:

we'll have lots of Gs here today

or where an abbreviation is capitalized:

the advent of PCs in the workplace

| Marlene J. Geary | | Writer/Editor |
| "Mars" | AzathothSKY! | DISC |
| marlene -at- neca -dot- com | | Farmington, CT |

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