OT: Oldbat and other grammar-ly concerned people
RE: apostrophe and grammar discussion on another thread.
OMG, Oldbat and all grammar/punctuation people! Have you ever read the book "Eats, shoots & leaves"? ROFL funny and if you are a grammar/punctuation freak you'll love it. I'm not even that good with grammar and I loved it and laughed my butt off. Anyway, here is the story off the back of the book for your amusement:
A panda walks into a cafe. He orders a sandwich, eats it, then draws a gun and proceeds to fire it at the other patrons.
"Why?" asks the confused, surviving waiter amidst the carnage, as the panda makes towards the exit. The panda produces a badly punctuated wildlife manual and tosses it over his shoulder.
"Well, I'm a panda," he says, at the door. "Look it up."
The waiter turns to the relevant entry in the manual and, sure enough, finds an explanation. "Panda. Large black-and-white bear-like mammal, native to China. Eats, shoots and leaves."
If you haven't read it, ask someone to give it to you for Christmas or your birthday or Hannukkah or whatever.
Here is a link that might be useful: eats, shoots and leaves