UK News Apostrophe Protection Society shuts down after 18 years, blaming 'ignorance and laziness'

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    tom_mai78101 The Helper Connoisseur / Ex-MineCraft Host Staff Member

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    For the past 18 years, John Richards has been the chairman of the Apostrophe Protection Society. His job? To urge people to use proper punctuation.

    But now, almost two decades after he set out on this journey, his hopes have been dashed. Period.

    Richards, who is 96, has just announced that he's closing down the society. He told As it Happens host Carol Off the battle against punctuation misuse has been lost.

    Here is part of their conversation.


    Read more here. (Canadian Broadcasting Channel)
     

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