Letters: Putting the apostrophe in its place

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The Independent Online
DELIGHTED though we were, as grammar nerds, to see our pal Suzi Feay raising the issue of apostrophe misuse with such passion ("Rotten potatoe's, soggy strawberry's and other bad habits", 20 August), we feel we must point out the correct name of our extant but dormant organisation. The Campaign for the Apostrophe's Preservation (CAP) was conceived in 1986 as punctuation's only terrorist cell. Far from being fake, as Suzi says, the letterhead we created was used to harangue those who either misused or failed to use the apostrophe. All that kept us from printing tiny self-adhesive apostrophes to attach to offending signs and products was lack of funds.

Nigel Kendall,

Nicholas Royle