Shannon Stacey

Hesitation is good (apostrophes, not so much)

The Short Kid wrote a little article about ATVs for the student-run school newspaper and I thought it was really cute (if a bit of a hot mess). We won’t talk about the apostrophe in “ATV’s Are Great”, okay?

The first line is the one that made me laugh.
Hesitation is good: if you don’t hesitate, then you will always hit stuff.

Since he’s a minor, I’ll be accepting the Pulitzer on his behalf.

One comment to “Hesitation is good (apostrophes, not so much)”

  1. Natalie J. Damschroder
      · April 15th, 2012 at 8:10 pm · Link

    I giggled at the (MOST LIKELY) note about getting hit. Good for him for writing this!

    The apostrophe in ATV’s is, alas, not wrong. I believe it’s AP style to use apostrophes with acronyms, though it makes my skin crawl to see it. :(

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