My Apostrophe Rage Rules; I Almost Didn't Go and See Couples Retreat Because of Its Disregard for You-Know-What. but I Can't Let This Angst RUIN MY LIFE, Now, Can I?
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I ALMOST didn't go and see Couples Retreat because of its wanton disregard for the apostrophe. If it is the retreat of the couples (and it is), then the correct title should have been Couples' Retreat. That goes for you too, Two Weeks Notice.
But I did go and see it (and liked it very much) because I am determined not to let my apostrophe rage rule my life. As wildly mad as I get EVERY SINGLE TIME I pull up at my local corner store - the store that sells "newspaper's" and "todays bread"- I still walk inside and buy my newspapers and today's bread. I am, at the end of the day, a functioning apostropholic.
A part of me …
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Publication information: Article title: My Apostrophe Rage Rules; I Almost Didn't Go and See Couples Retreat Because of Its Disregard for You-Know-What. but I Can't Let This Angst RUIN MY LIFE, Now, Can I?. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia). Publication date: October 24, 2009. Page number: 52. © 2009 APN Newspapers Pty Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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