Rogue Charles Dickens apostrophe costs council – BBC News

Image caption The BBC comprehends the rogue apostrophe came at an expense of about 1,200

A Northern Ireland council has actually made an apostrophe gaffe costing the taxpayer more than 1,000.

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s grammatical mistake appeared on an advert for an efficiency of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations.

The totally free occasion was hung on 21 July at Solitude Park in Banbridge, however the council needed to reprint its advertising product.

The BBC comprehends this came at an expense of about 1,200.

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Image caption Tesco stated it would review its spelling and grammar after making 2 errors in a single pack of child clothing in 2015

Some 140 was invested in fixing 48 sheets, 95 on providing extra brochures, 295 on reprinting marketing boards, 332 on posters and leaflets and 290 on a window vinyl.

Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council is by no method alone in falling under the rogue apostrophe trap.

In February in 2015, Tesco apologised after making 2 grammatical gaffes in one two-pack of child clothes .

And in April, the BBC reported on a self-proclaimed “grammar vigilante” in Bristol who heads out during the night remedying street indications and store fronts which show lost apostrophes.

Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon District Council has actually been gotten in touch with for remark.

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