The Typo Eradication Advancement League
22 May 2008
A block later, they stopped. Outside a clothing store, Deck noticed the lack of an apostrophe in the window type—it read “Women’s & Mens.” They entered, and two clerks with white-blond hair perked up.
“Hi, we’re driving around the country fixing typos,” Deck explained, “and we noticed one side of your sign out front has an apostrophe and one doesn’t for some reason. So we were wondering if you have a spare apostrophe we could stick in there. Or I could just do it.”
“My, that’s specific,” the first clerk said.
“I’m not sure we keep spare apostrophes,” the other said.
“Very observant,” the first clerk said.
“Amazing, actually,” the other said.