'Birmingham bans apostrophes from road signs'

Just a quick one – spotted a rather interesting article in Metro:

Birmingham bans apostrophes from road signs


-- said...

"We are constantly getting residents asking for apostrophes to be put back in [the road signs]"

Really? No seriously, REALLY?

Clare said...

I get twitchy having to write St Johns Road, which is what the borough council here puts on the road signs. It makes me think of four or five saints, all called John, arguing in the street over whose patch it is.