Me fail English? Unpossible!

Okay, I’ve heard rumors that I doesn’t talk good grammar (yes, I spelled it correctly) on here, but that’s because I can do whatever the Hell I feel like doing.

This is my blog. If I want to write in ebonics, well, damnit, I will.

But when I see grammatical blunders on ads and signs…man, that just chaps my hide. Here’s an example.

I’m cringing just looking at it.


  1. Hahahahahaha! Priceless! I’ll bet they, at least, get paid a pretty penny to spell stuff wrong. LOL!

    Comment by BusyMe — 7/30/2004 @ 8:53 pm

  2. I once shot a commercial for a store called Bed’s Unlimited. My partner and I laughed while we were editing it.

    Comment by Bubby — 7/31/2004 @ 8:35 am

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    Comment by janna — 8/1/2004 @ 12:36 am

  4. You get a ton of signs like that in NYC. I’ve turned it into a contest for my boyfriend’s kids: who can find the most spelling/grammar errors. We’re such nerds.

    But the favorite one of this weekend was a store selling “Raine gear", according to their awning. The E in “Raine” had been blacked out, like someone had caught it, but since they did it in Sharpie marker and the awning was burgundy…well, you could still see that no speeling bee champs worked there.

    Comment by Julie — 8/1/2004 @ 12:10 pm

  5. *shudder*

    Comment by Princess — 8/2/2004 @ 1:19 pm

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