Thank you! Now can you work on people who say 'could of'?
I guess I could of tackled that one first...
OMG...this cracked me up!LOVED it!The Grammar Police!X
Someone had to do it!
or it's instead of itsthanks for the chuckle :^)
I'm forgiving of typos in general, but not on signage.
hmmm i might speak in bad grammar....
Casual speech is less problematic, in my book.
How about served in the order received. First in first out? Bad grammar doesn't bother me much. There are a few expressions commonly used in the "wrong" way that bug me a little. For example, I don't know when the use of "a ton of" or "tons" for meaning many or large amount became common. I thought ton should only be used as a measurement of weight.
First come, first served is adequate if they do it correctly. The American edition of the Oxford dictionary lists ton/tons used that way as acceptable in informal use.
I approve.Of course, this comes from someone who ranted about Taco Bell's latest offering to no end.
I will have to check that out.
Are you sure it wasn't clarifying one of the basic rules for tennis matches? :-)
Definitely - no tennis courts there - it was for a picnic pavilion.
I would too.
Now I laugh every time I walk by it.
Much better than getting mad.
Who is this person called First?XOWWWPS My D would have been a lot bigger.
I tried to make the D the same size as the other letters, but I was working from memory.
LOL :) You'd love working for my company; on our audits we get dinged if we put a comma in the wrong place, heaven forbids, that might compromise patient care :)(I love grammar myself, but not obsessed about it; unfortunately these days I'm sure it is soon to be a lost art).betty
I don't actually get bothered by things like that. But signs get me.
Secret Agent Woman 1, the inattentive 0.
I actually did that a couple of months ago and no one has removed it.
I bet there are a lot of us out there, quietly fuming.