'England's apostrophes should be cherished'

A spokesman from the Department for Communities and Local Government has commented on Mid Devon District Council's proposed policy of removing apostrophes from all their street signs.

The spokesman said: "Whilst this is ultimately a matter for the local council, ministers' view is that England's apostrophes should be cherished."


Council to scrap apostrophes

Councillors in Devon are considering banning apostrophes from street signs because of the "potential confusion" that they may cause.