ApostrophesApostrophes are among the most abused of our beloved language symbols. Many have risen to defend apostrophes' proper use in English, among the pioneers Sue Palmer, who deserves credit for her early online resource now re-discovered (as archived in 2007) thanks to the Web Archives's Wayback Machine:
Home for Abused Apostrophes
A fervent call to respect the apostrophe. Part of a collection of pages illustrating words at work. Includes homage to SPELING MISTeaks as well as some serious essays on words. From Sue Palmer's Language Live pages.
In addition, two other organizations/pages have recently appeared to promote the proper care and use of the apostrophe:
A busy and bright blog devoted to Apostrophe Abuse, featuring images of recently-spotted signs, adverts, etc., which would seem to rebuke the very purpose of apostrophes, if not proper languageuse in general - and might bring a smile or frown along the way.
Apostrophe Protection Society
Finally! Help may be on the way! ;-) A new addition to the efforts, born July 2010. So far, a collection of (text) examples. [9/10]