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Apostrophe Neglect: Were Local

Mr. Turner saw this sign at Ohio State Route 309 and Ohio State Route 314 in Richland County:

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  1. Sheri says

    They have moved out of town. I guess you have to call them to find out where.

  2. shiva says

    He turns into a local on the night of a full moon?

  3. i {heart} papers says

    Maybe they were local but aren't now. :)

  4. Anonymous says

    I give them partial credit for effective use of color. Frankly, when I first saw this picture, I read it as we're, and only after thinking about it for a little while did I see werelocal as did shiva.

  5. Anonymous says

    What's the big deal? They must have moved far far away.

  6. dtw42 says

    Hm. Since in this type of sign each character is presumably some sort of clip-on panel, it's entirely possible that they just didn't HAVE any apostrophes. Which is some justification, I suppose.

  7. Mare says

    Finally, a blog devoted to one of my pet peeves. A trip through Phoenix would provide you with endless photo opps!

  8. Anonymous says

    They only promise that they speak English. Nobody said anything about literacy.

  9. Anonymous says

    We speak English but we don't spell it.



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