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Editor's letter

"When in doubt, put one in" seems to be the general rule. Apostrophe panic "strikes when least expected, unnerving small children as well as tough adults". The apostrophe is a pothole of punctuation - hard to learn, and hard to teach. Read our "Grammar Grab" columnists' Really Simple Way into the possessive kind (page 30).

From mental gymnastics to physical education, this week's Subject Focus, which includes an inspiring account of orienteering in the inner city, and a school that competes nationally with the best. What good are dads? Well, it seems they're in the citizenship syllabus (page 5), and Father's Day is coming up - or should that be Fathers' Day? Anyone who writes about misplaced apostrophes is asking for trouble... so watch out for banana skin's in this issue.

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