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When I am Copyeditor General ...: Jaguars will not be in charge of punctuation


Jaguars will not be in charge of punctuation

Almost a year ago, I wrote about the mysterious "no live parking" command posted outside Stone Zoo.

More recently, I noted the apparent employment of monkeys as signwriters at Franklin Park Zoo.

This weekend, we made our first trip of the year back to Stone Zoo, in part so The Boy could visit his foster son. And we found this errant apostrophe:

And this question (asked so enthusiastically that the formalities of punctuation become unnecessary):

Copyeditor General's ruling: There seems to be a pattern here. Do all zoos allow the animals to copyedit their signage, or is it only in Massachusetts? This requires more research.

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