Monday, April 20, 2009

So . . . Should I Go? Or Should I Stay Away?

Sign for a mandatory dorm meeting:

Think about it. Go ahead - take your time.

Do you think it would serve as a good excuse for missing the meeting? Just hand it in to the person in charge when you saunter in to their room the next day?

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Spellcheck, Spellcheck, Spellcheck!

Back before I started this blog, I used to drive family members crazy by sending them examples of poor grammar. One day I received an email newsletter from a local training center promoting an Olympic qualifying event. (Yes, this was a while ago - I no longer had it, but someone I know saves email for forever and forwarded it to me the other day.)

Here is what appeared in the newsletter:

preperations for the athletes in their persuit of

Makes me cringe all over again. This was promoting our potential Olympians! Aauugghh!

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Ex-Press - Used To Work For Media?

Thanks to Kristilyn and Carly for catching this fine example of Southern writing.
ExPress - does that mean if you used to work for the paper, please enter here? HA! Maybe that's where all of the proofreaders went!
And by the way - no bags. If you are an old woman who's a little worse for the wear, you aren't allowed. Even if you did work for the paper.