Posted by: P. K. | 18th July, 2008

Mob’s comma

Having recently re-read Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss, it just doesn’t feel right when I read the following excerpt printed on the Twinings Classics Earl Grey Tea packing:

… Legend has it, that my ancestor, the second Earl Grey, was presented with this exquisite recipe by an envoy on his return from China.

the sixth Earl Grey (sd.)

A mob’s comma? From the sixth Earl Grey no less?! Give me a break.



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