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Thread #159749   Message #3786286
Posted By: Steve Shaw
20-Apr-16 - 11:19 AM
Thread Name: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Subject: RE: BS: Grammar Police/Pedant alert
Right on, Nigel!

But how about "See if you can free up that wheel nut..." 🤔

I think we also need to keep apostrophes for elisions and for things like dropped aitches. Look at these:

I think I'm goin' to punch 'im on t'nose

I think im goin to punch im on tnose

(Or even ont nose)

D'you think we'd better 'ang on to 'em? (Or dyou think wed better ang on to em...?)