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Friday, 26 October 2007

Grammar Abuse in Signage Part 8

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Personalize'd Photo's
Personalize'd Photo's, found here


Abuse of the word 'Photos' is unsettlingly common; in fact all words ending in vowels seem to cause some people problems. They can't simply add an 'S', it's like a mental block. The other one is a rare gem.
Personalize'd
Also note the unnecessary capitals and exclamation point.
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2 Comments:
Blogger Elisabeth said...

Wow. Personalize'd. Wow. That's somethin'g.

27 October 2007 at 04:03  
Anonymous Troy McClure said...

The typesetting's also an abomination. They've got so much space between Personalize'd and Photo's that, at first, my eye wanted to see it as a two-column layout.

Hey I got here via your "switchblade you up all nice" post on PAN. That was sweet.

30 October 2007 at 09:46  

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