Author Archive | Gnz

McDonald’s Drive Thru

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 […]

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Five Items or Fewer

  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 🙂

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No Parking. But when, exactly?

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.

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Groceries’s and Wine’s

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.  

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