Friday, March 15, 2013

De-Apostrophication of Great Britain

The Annals of Improbable Research blog has a new entry about some de-apostrophication that is occurring in the county of Devon to "avoid potential confusion". Confusion? Nah.....

Naturally, this hasn't yet arrived in Oxford. And when it does, not only will the " St Giles' " vs " St Giles " vs " St. Giles' " vs " St. Giles " battles be grossly simplified, but I will finally be able to put my correct street name (which is " St Giles' " ... I think) on all web forms*.

* Well, except for the fact that the Mathematical Institute will no longer be on St Giles' soon and will be on Woodstock instead.

Those crazy Brits...

(Courtesy of Annals of Improbable Research.)

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