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I love/hate this kind of thing. Either way, it’s often worth a laugh.
I’m sure you have your own unfavorite misspelled signs, posters, etc., from the goddy demographic. Send me some links! Let’s start a collection.
Here’s my favorite. From a New York Times article on a high school level football conference for home schooled students. This photo is from a saved copy on my harddrive. I don’t have a link to the original article but I think it was about 3 years ago.
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In case anybody has trouble reading the poster due to the utterly bizarre layout, here it is (at least, this is how I read it):
“The sting of death is sin, is the law. But thanks be us the victory through our therefore, my brothers be steadfast, immovable, in the work of the Lord, the Lord your labor is and the power of sin to God, who gives Lord Jesus Christ. And my sisters], always abounding knowing that in not in vain.”
FFS, it sounds like Sarah Palin.
You read it wrong, comfy. You read through the girl. The first line is continued on the right side at the top. The first 2 lines read:
“The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
Granted.. it’s still stupid bullshit, but we should at least make sure we read the message as intended.
If it makes the same amount of sense either way, did I REALLY do it wrong?
No, I agree with comfychair here. I read it the exact same way. When I see columns, my mind naturally tries to read everything in the first column followed by the second column. It just makes more sense that way. They should’ve cropped the picture so the girl was on the side, and then put everything together.
It’s probaby just me, but I can’t read the phrase New Direction, without think of the eggcorn Nude Erection.
Looks like “New Direction” could use a “New Dictionary.” I mean, a “New Dictionray.”
At least New Direction acknowledged women are Christians too, even if in brackets.
I love this too. Makes me want to hug myself.
I ran into some holy spelling mistakes at work: http://justdfacsmaam.wordpress.com/2012/04/13/disparate-diatribes/#room
I love that they didn’t merely include women as an afterthought but deliberately indicated that it was an afterthought.
I still have my copy of TV Guide for May 17-23, 1975 Western British Columbia Edition. On page 18-61, Channel 4 (KOMO, Seattle) 8:00 pm Wednesday May 21, 1975, “A Woman’s Place” has the following description
Special: Women compromise almost half the American work force, but still face obstructions in employment, wages and advances.This program examines women’s changing aspirations in private industry.
There are 10 ads for cigarettes (American) in this issue. Don’t miss those at all.
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