Apostrophes axed on road signs

Mid Devon Council is banning the use of apostophes from new street names in the district because it says they can cause confusion.

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Council bans apostrophes on road signs: full report

It's one of the basic rules of the English language - but the apostrophe could be banned from the streets of Mid Devon.

The council says it causes all kinds of confusion for those navigating the district. So now they're proposing to omit it completely from all new street names, as Seth Conway reports.

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