The rules for apostrophes are:
They are used to denote a missing letter or letters,
They are used to denote possession
They are never ever used to denote plurals.
it is my bad, I meant F4 for my
call-sign. What does that mean!? [I think it means "that's my fault"!] Founder
of the renown group on..... You mean renowned group about. It sent my call-sign
immediately, just like it was suppose
I don't like the way this is headed. Why are you using the past tense? Since I don't touch it, I must have
did something to get this result.!!
The story thus far. I can't think of a possible case where it isn't 'The story so far'. Why are you speaking 17th Century English?
Anyways, that was the.... Why are you using a plural? You mean anyway. You can enjoy sport when you're 5
year old or if you're 50 year old (BBC!) Norway have beated Montenegro
26-23 in an incredibly tense final of the women's Handball (London
2012). The men are up tomorrow as Hungary
battle Croatia for the Bronze medal and Sweden take on France and in
the final (London 2012). Caribbean islands hunker down as
Isaac churns. I know they mean
"prepare" and the storm "grows"! I try on an other PC on Windows10 - I'm sure you mean "I tried it on another PC using Windows 10". Why this trend for using an other? I think it's just ignorance!
I might need to get 100000 fireflys to be heard. Why this trend of just sticking s on the end of words like this? The plural of firefly is FIREFLIES.
A lot more..... I'm running to the bank. I think you're driving there! Allot of us think we - you mean 'A lot of us think we'
Your using the wrong...... NO, NO, NO. You're - as in - YOU ARE I mean its cake to move around and
.... No idea what is being said
at all! Do you mean "It's easy......"?
The American use of any word starting in S - now said as 'sch', instead
of 'sss' plus the removal of Ts. Worst case heard so far? On the BBC
World Service 'Trending' on 2015-07-26 an American repeatedly saying
'Schreaming' instead of 'streaming'! Argh. "to garner the required nominations" - who started the dramatic over-use of the word 'garner'? Just use GATHER. "have the conversation broadcasted live". No such word as 'broadcasted'. It's broadcast. and the Top 10 worst:
insightful - in almost every sentence on MSNBC
going forward - you mean 'in the future' or 'in future'
effecatiousness - heard on Mythbusters and others
medication - you mean medicine.....
very unique - it's either unique or it's not
two times - you mean twice
three-fourths - you mean three quarters
meters (metres) - here are 12 meters , not
"that's a great question" - almost every question being answered
on BBC America News
one year anniversary, six-month anniversary, etc. - you clearly
don't know what anniversary means.....
forward slash - do you
say forward clockwise?????
counter clockwise - you mean anti-clockwise
The sharp uptick - you mean 'increase'
'From the get-go' - gasp! From the beginning.
located outside of the house - you mean located out the house!
We need more facetime - you mean we need a meeting
day one - 'from the beginning'
new lease on life - Americanism? Do you mean "a
new lease of life"?
- ugh, you mean substantial!
do not make a word plural by adding 's
!!!!! The plural of piggy isn't piggy's, nor is it piggys; it is piggies. The plural of TS590 isn't TS590's, it's TS590s.
Theorists develop the underlying theory of physics. No they don't. Theoreticians do!
'Showing positivity' you mean 'being positive'!
'When I would go out' you probably mean 'When I went out'
'Thus far'. This isn't the 18th century. You mean 'so far'
'Are you trepidacious about it?'. What?! [Sky News]
'I don't know how we effectuate that'. You mean, I don't know how we make that happen!!! BBCWS.