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Misspelling on Counter Kiosk

Misspelling: What is a ‘cotest’?

Upon making a purchase at a local sports retailer, I noticed this misspelling on their digital countertop kiosk. Let’s hope they fix it soon. If you liked this, you might also like… Spell-Check Doesn’t Work: Pubic/Public Strikes Again Sign Misspelling: LAEP for Literacy?!? A Better Amercia?

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Those Rascally Rabbits…

Found this misspelled advertisement in the local paper. Rabits, anyone?? If you liked this, you might also like… How Do You Spell Lasagna? Hotel Sign Error: Need a room? Pizza Box Blunder

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Contest: Guess the Merchant and Win! – Revealed

Enter our newest contest…no formalities required. What’s in a sentence? Or two? The run-on sentence in this sign is just screaming for an editor’s help. It’s actually two sentences, but with only one period at the very end. The second sentence begins with, “Sorry…” So, the first (missing) period should appear after ‘addictive,’ therefore making…

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Apostrophe Misuse

Here’s another example of apostrophe misuse and abuse…but at least they’ve been consistent through all of their marketing efforts: website, vehicle lettering, and now roadside signs. Can you count all of the errors? There’s three. (Scroll down for the answers.)             Of course, it should read: Maw and Paw’s Swings…

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Sign Needs Editing…Have You Seen This Sign?

Found this sign posted at a national retail chain. Can you guess which one? The first person to guess which merchant is posting this sign will win $100 in FREE editing services! Of course, it’s missing an apostrophe. The sign should read: Open New Year’s Day…

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Old Navy Fumbles T-Shirt Line…Again

Here we go again. There are so many errors on Old Navy’s latest t-shirt, it’s hard to know where to begin. Let’s start with the fact that neither the Houston Texans nor the AFC existed in 1961. (The AFC was formed in 1970 and the Houston Texans started playing in 2002.) In addition, there was…

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How Do You Spell Lasagna?

Not sure what they’re serving at this restaurant… If you are a business person and you’re not sure how to spell a word, please please please look it up. That’s why we have Merriam-Webster’s–both in hardback and online. It’s easy. And it’s quick. Easily avoidable mistakes like this make a business look so unprofessional–and that…

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