Who can argue with cake? ’nuff said. Source
This is probably fine in the US, as the English language there has accepted that thru is a word. Here in the UK though? Nah. We have got some proper words, and we are going to write them out in full. Since McDonald’s is an international company and brand, the original sign is all about […]
What were they thinking? Just when you thought you understood supermarket grammar, they pull this tricky one on you. Five items or fewer? Five items or a smaller quantity? That’s like, totally forgiveable, because it is so right 🙂
Katherine Fry and Rowena Kirton tell us about their book which they wrote to help us all make fewer grammatical mistakes. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00z2637 This short excerpt from the programme, broadcast 27 September 2012, is worth a watch.
I’m just not sure about this one. To me it says “No parking between 7:30 to 16:30″. Should it not be and? Or maybe they mean from rather than between? Yes, we understand the message, but some part of the message is lost when it becomes an effort to read.
I guess the sign writer here wanted to cover all bases. They managed to fit every possible form of possession and contraction into one word. If it stresses you out, have a glass of wine’s to help relax.