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An Oxford professor says we need to chill out about apostrophes. Here's why he's so wrong.

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This was always likely to make pedants everywhere livid.

Burn him! MT “@sarahknapton: Prof Simon Horobin at Hay Festival asks “Is the apostrophe so crucial to the preservation of our society?”

Andrew Trotman

@TeleTrotman

Burn him! MT “@sarahknapton: Prof Simon Horobin at Hay Festival asks “Is the apostrophe so crucial to the preservation of our society?”

Its [sic] depressing to hear this from an Oxford professor via @Telegraph http://t.co/op6nhtVD03

Tim Walker

@ThatTimWalker

Its [sic] depressing to hear this from an Oxford professor via @Telegraph http://t.co/op6nhtVD03

This Oxford academic, Simon Horobin, clearly doesn't like standards. Or efficiency. #foreverpedantic

T Portilho-Shrimpton

@Selkie

This Oxford academic, Simon Horobin, clearly doesn't like standards. Or efficiency. #foreverpedantic