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25 Truly Unforgivable Crimes Against Punctuation

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1. When this sign kept us safe from carnivorous furniture.

2. This supermarket that ~sure~ doesn't understand apostrophes.

Caught this crime against #punctuation today. I ask you, Savers of Abingdon, what that #apostrophe did to you! #awful

3. This radiator, which lulled us all into a false sense of security.

Phew, it's good to know there's no danger of sitting here. I'll have myself a sit. #punctuation

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4. The shop that had real trouble convincing people that these T-shirts were a good idea.

#punctuation my inability to use commas is rarely as egregious as this! I can imagine such a tee shirt would chafe!

5. When everyone was VERY confused.

The most confusing sign ever? “@cribble: Screw punctuation. ” #signage #punctuation

6. And when everyone got naked before going into this shop.

Just one more comma. That's all I ask. #punctuation

7. The supermarket that was saving all its drinks for one lucky kid.

Any idea which kid the drinks in Doncaster Extra are for? @tesco #punctuation

8. When this person forgot the golden rule: When talking about education, MAKE SURE YOU CHECK FOR GRAMMATICAL ERRORS.

Supporting teachers in Ipswich. #teacherROAR

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9. When news broke about the special relationship that was brewing between two old enemies.

The best case ever for the #Oxford #comma: #grammar #punctuation #news #obama

10. When this company proved that they should stick to maths.

Whoever wrote the label for these maths sets failed English. #punctuation #fail

11. The time we all understood this baby's wants.

Why punctuation and font are important.

12. This headline that so badly needed a comma.

@Tweetinggoddess Put your feet up! #PunctuationMatters 😃 Happy #MothersDay

13. "This sign" and the understandably sarcastic response.

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14. And whilst we're on the subject of unnecessary quotation marks, this truly terrifying advertisement.

15. When red squirrels were shamed about being careful drivers.

@SkyNews sometimes a lack of #punctuation in road signs can lead to confusion

16. When this guy sent his girlfriend a sick burn whilst on holiday. 🔥🔥🔥

This is one of those times where commas really matter. #punctuation

17. The time that this motel remembered those who are so often overlooked.

Misplaced words and a lack of #punctuation can affect how people interpret your #marketing messages.

18. This sign that disappointed so many passers by.

I will not enter. Consider it done. #punctuation

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19. This ad for an unconventional desert.

Who's up for some elk and bison cheesecake? #punctuationmatters #funnysigns @jimmyfallon

20. When this school was one comma away from getting it right.

@Mrs_SPaG all it needs is an appropriately (or inappropriately) placed comma!

21. This warning that is clearly a trap.

22. This mistake that was twice as bad as it could have been.

Correct use of apostrophes have gone to the dogs... #punctuation

23. And this takeaway that should have realised that one apostrophe was enough.

Preston, home of the random apostrophe. @TheMirrorStyle #Punctuation

24. When the spine of this book suggested it was about something totally different.

#Punctuation matters! MT @MyDofElife The difference in meaning between the spine and inner cover

25. And finally this utter shit show, that was clearly written by someone who never needed to receive such a card.

Just spotted a simply brilliant card to commend educational excellence #punctuation

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