Monday, April 21, 2014

The misplaced apostrophe and Patriots' Day

A re-enactment of the Battle of Concord - click to enlarge
Photo: Irene Gallo Photobucket
  Today is a holiday in three States, Maine, Massachusetts and Wisconsin.  The apostrophe thing is an added bonus, or not.
  Maine in it's adoption of the Holiday misplaced the apostrophe and celebrates Patriot's Day, the other two states celebrate Patriots' Day.
  So, to be correct in our grammar, Maine celebrates one single Patriot while Massachusetts and Wisconsin celebrate all Patriots.
  The Statute in Maine has never been correction, so we stand alone - in more ways than one.

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