Humor Thursday


Noise to Signal Cartoon

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USA – land of the jailed

LandoftheJailed

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Grammar Friday

I cringe whenever I see grammar mistakes in advertising, promotional materials and other items meant for public consumption. How these things get past professional agencies is beyond my understanding. Three examples are below. Send me your examples, and I’ll use them. My email is peter.faur@gmail.com.

Perfection?

perfection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The price is about 15 seconds of proofreading and enough knowledge to know this is far from perfect.

Coma-induced comma

gorgeous

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This calls for a hyphen, not a comma.

Huh?

mccain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drop the apostrophe, and then we can talk.

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