Am I Pedantic or Just Out of Touch?Rants and Raves by Mrs C - April 19, 2011April 19, 2011Which annoying expressions or ‘grammar ‘issues’ get right up your nose? Below are just a few things that irritate the hell out of me…….Like. It’s like really annoying when people like say like all the time. Try like eavesdropping on an excitable bunch of teenage girls next time you’re in Starbucks. Then try and like count the number of ‘likes’. I promise you’ll give up after the first 100….. Aitch. When people say haitch instead of aitch…. ARGHH!! ‘Should have‘ and NOT ‘should of’. This drives me up the wall! Any form of APOSTROPHE ABUSE. A while ago, Tesco had ads running on hoardings all over the country promoting girl’s clothe’s and CD’s and goodness knows what else. I think we counted 5 errant apostrophes in one ad. The worst case of ‘apostrophe abuse’ we have ever encountered was in Windsor. I didn’t think it was possible to have so many mistakes on one sign! And don’t get me started on the less/fewer subject…..