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More Egregious Grammar

A picture at Valerio's on 32nd and Pittsburgh Avenue here in Erie showed small baby girl eating a submarine sandwich. The handwritten caption read: Your never to young to enjoy a Valerio's sub!

It's been there for at least a year and nobody's managed to change it, despite the fact that you could easily fit an apostrophe, an "e," and an "o" in between the other letters and spaces.

5 Responses to "More Egregious Grammar"

  1. I've known people to carry around Sharpies for just such an occasion. Our local Dairy Queen had a sign in their freezer that read "Secretary's Love Our Cakes" for years. My mother sent them a letter, which we could see in the response letter had been forwarded to several others. What became of it? The sign remained, but they did send a bunch of non-expiring coupons for our trouble. They recently renovated, but the sign is (un)fortunately no longer with us.

  2. My old English teacher got €50 from a shop for sending them a letter correcting the numerous errors in one of their posters.

  3. Misuses of apostrophes, and the common mistakes related to your/you're and there/their/they're all really bother me.

    Its not like its very hard to learn these simple rule's!

    Ahem.

  4. "It's been there for at least a year and nobody's managed to change it..."

    Was that an intentional mistake in your own use of apostrophe? 🙂 I'm pretty sure you cannot use "nobody's" to mean nobody has.

  5. You're wrong. It was intentional and is correct.


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