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http://sports.espn.go.com/ mlb/clubhouse?team=oak

OK. Check out the logo. Don't know why I never thought of it before last night...BUT...why is the apostrophe in the logo??? Maybe I'm dumb but I don't get it.



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    Originally posted by The Amazing Salami
    http://sports.espn.go.com/ mlb/clubhouse?team=oak

    OK. Check out the logo. Don't know why I never thought of it before last night...BUT...why is the apostrophe in the logo??? Maybe I'm dumb but I don't get it.


http://encarta.msn.com/ encnet/Features/Columns/ ?article=questionrbi

I think that answers the question pretty well. It's a "hack" used so that it is understandable. Otherwise, they'd be the Oakland As, which could be confusing for some.

More on using apostrophes (with the Oakland A's as an example): http://www.kcmetro.cc.mo.us/ maplewoods/writeplace/ apostrophes.html

(edited by Roy. on 6.4.04 1337)


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