Daily Archives: May 23, 2002



Maybe it’s the editor in me, but I’m very careful with punctuation. I consider it just as important as the words; more so most of the time, since it influences how the words are perceived. At least, it’s supposed to. Most people don’t know how to punctuate properly, let alone read it correctly. (Everyone remember the Shakespeare lesson I gave?)

The title of this web log is

Owls’ Court.

Not Owl’s Court, as in the court belonging to the Owl, singular. Owls’ Court, as in a court of or for Owls. Plural. Many owls.

This is a common mistake made from the very first day people linked to this blog. Here, today, I call for a stop to the insanity and the perpetuation of incorrect punctuation!