This one comes from Twitter. The confusion between to, too, and two is high, but signmakers need to do more than use the “that’s the way they gave it to me” excuse. Between a few people, one can hope that someone would get it right. Then again . . .
This was in my Facebook feed and is such a hot mess it makes my head hurt. Here are just a few of the problems I see: (1) not all legal secretaries are female; (2) not all women have long flowing manes (and the graphic is not entirely professional or appropriate); and (3) do the finest become legal secretarIES or do they become A legal secretary. I hope no one is paying money for this …
I found this one in an email I received. It was correct when I clicked on the link, but incorrect in the email. This is not a very good advertisement for a company that engraves things as their business. Just a little extra time can make all the difference in the world!
This picture was sent to me by one of my blog readers. I thought it was appropriate to share today. I’m guessing they were spelling phonetically. Have a good Halloween, don’t eat too much candy, and please be safe out there!
This one comes from Twitter. While my brain often actually reads this when I’m skimming a newspaper, I doubt it was really the intent of the newspaper to publish its headline this way.
As most of you know, I have a very low tolerance for errors by schools. I understand they are people too, but I hold them to a higher standard just because teaching proper grammar is part of their business and this kind of stuff isn’t that hard–just plain inattention. This Giggle was forwarded to me by a friend and I love receiving any Grammar Giggles you might find.
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I found this on Twitter. They say it was used in a presentation on proofreading. Whoopsie!
This one is from a friend. I didn’t know mobile homes came with this option.
I found this one on Twitter. If you don’t think you have a good grasp of grammar and homophones, please take someone with you (or at least let them look at the language before you have invitations printed). This is just embarrassing. At least it is if it was truly an error and the bride and groom aren’t just greedy.
A friend sent this one to me. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t ever put lemons in my orange juice. Maybe it’s a California thing.