Im getting rid of apostrophes for a while on the blog, for both possession and omission, or contraction if you prefer.
Im expecting theres going to be a huge hue and cry about this, but consider yourself part of a project, potentially for the higher good.
The argument for their usage is that they aid meaning, and, thats true. But do they actually hinder understanding? I would like to propose the motion: perhaps not as much as we think…
Education should not be about the oppression of others after all. So, for now, Ive set the apostrophes free. If you see them scampering down the road, having a pint in the pub, cheering a goal at the football, fret ye not. They have instructions and theyll be back before you know it.