In and out

COURTESY of the all-seeing eye [phone] of New Journal reporter Tom Foot (tomfoot1), can Camden Council just make up its mind over where it stands in the great apostrophe debate? After what looks like a bit of dithering and uncertainty, it’s both in and out on their sign at the recently refurbished coroner’s/coroners court in King’s Cross. What’s it going to be?

5 Comments on In and out

  1. Graham Peasantry // November 24, 2011 at 7:02 pm //

    It should be coroners’.

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  2. STEVE O'DRISCOLL // November 25, 2011 at 1:02 pm //

    That depends on how St Pancras Coroners there are

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  3. Richard Osley // November 25, 2011 at 2:11 pm //

    One coroner.

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  4. Sarah Hayward // November 25, 2011 at 4:06 pm //

    I’ve held myself back from going on an apostrophe war – there are bigger issues. But it does annoy given it’s practically the only grammar with a hard and fast rule to its use. (note the correct use in this comment with the exceptions to the rule).

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  5. The number of (qualified) coroners here was to become pretty controversial…who’da thunk it?

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