Wednesday, December 30, 2009

What's With The Awkward Spacing?

The rule is actually "I before E except when it isn't  frickin' spelled with an E", but thanks for playing! Your parting gifts include a bumper sticker that will make it easy for the rest of us to identify you as a total idiot.

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Alan said...
December 30, 2009 at 9:21 AM  

As written, it says the president comes from Long Island (which is also a lie).

Anonymous said...
January 2, 2010 at 4:53 PM  

Love the website, but punctuation goes on the INSIDE of quotation marks.

Nick Morganti said...
January 3, 2010 at 10:48 AM  

Not always. Over-zealous English teachers of your youth would have you think so, but in this case, it is appropriate to have the quotations inside the mark of punctuation.

Jason said...
January 8, 2010 at 11:03 PM  

sorry anon, I gotta side with Nick here too.

nomuse said...
April 1, 2010 at 12:25 AM  

It really bothers me to see that whoever drew this sign was careful enough to scribe guides. So what went wrong? Did he hurry on to painting the letters before he figured out the words (with the actual spelling) he meant to have on the sign?