Crimes against English: November 2010 Archives

It just looks better

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In the nicest way possible, I mentioned to the barista that she had inappropriate apostrophe usage on her sign. Her response: "it just looks better that way." I guess if you don't know how to use an apostrophe, you can just use it decoratively. Six months later, that damn sign is still there. Next time I go by it's getting the red pen.....

I don't know about you, but I wouldn't take any advising from an "adviser," financial or otherwise. At least they weren't English Language Advisers. I notice that they are out of business now. Perhaps they can find some part-time work below.....

I like flexible work, but I'm not sure what flexable is....

Usually people are concerned about flour-ide in the water. What the hell is floride? If it's fluoride you mean, go take a chemistry class, dummy.

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