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Friday, 21 December 2007

I woder how things like this are allowed to happen

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This was taken outside The Cornerhouse, an arthouse cinema adjacent to Manchester’s Oxford Road railway station:



If it was my job to slot letters on to marquee signs like this one I’d collect all the letters I need before ascending the ladder, and then check I’d used them all before storing the ladder away. Whatever happened to that ‘N’? Perhaps the member of staff pocketed it and sold it as a 'Z' to a rival cinema, pulling the wool over everybody's eyes in the process.

It makes the absence of the apostrophe seem almost trivial.

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5 Comments:
Blogger Gez said...

Welcome on board, Paddy. That's a great, Christmas-themed first post.

22 December 2007 at 13:59  
Blogger Gloom Raider said...

At the moment, the movie theater I pass on my way to work is showing I Am Legend. At least, I hope they are, because the sign says "I Am Leg." With the period after it, thank heaven, yet it still sounds a bit like porn to me.

2 January 2008 at 13:59  
Anonymous TootsNYC said...

When I was a kid, our school custodian put the end-of-year message on the letter-by-letter sign out front.

"Have a nice vaction!" it said, all summer long. My brothers and I were greatly amused, and now, many decades (no, don't ask how many) later, we still say that to one another.

But since I'm coming to the blog post-season, I'll say this to you instead: I hope you had a nice vaction!

4 January 2008 at 17:31  
Blogger Jessica Colin said...

Not so bad and it was good. Though sometimes criminals are caught and punished.

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