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[–] shadow332 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Why would you write the plural of "Nazi" as "Nazi's"?

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[–] Simonsaysgoat 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

Found the grammar nazi

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[–] shadow332 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I still don't get why someone would type something so glaringly wrong though.

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[–] lanre 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Wouldn't it be grammar Nazi?

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[–] fl3x 1 points 1 points (+2|-1) ago  (edited ago)

Why would you not?

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[–] shadow332 1 points 0 points (+1|-1) ago  (edited ago)

The plurals in English are only written with an apostrophe in very rare cases. It's so easy: just add a fucking "s". The apostrophe shows a contraction like it's = it is and with regular plural IT IS ALWAYS 's'. I learned this in the second or third grade. I don't see how this is so fucking hard to understand.

I don't care if people don't know how to use a semicolon or use obscure words incorrectly that have odd spellings, that's pedantic and granted this is just a website for discussion - but not knowing that an apostrophe is not used for plurals, especially as a native English speaker, is lacking basic fucking literacy here. If you read books, actual books from literate people, it's impossible make such mistakes.

I find it really unsettling, I see this more and more and I know these people have English as a first language or their only language. These are supposed to be people in the "first world" who are expected to have basic literacy skills. Even if there are "summer 13 year olds" here, they still should know this basic shit.

I didn't post this to point out he's wrong - I honestly want to know what makes people decide to put an apostrophe in a place where there are next to zero cases it is used.