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Maybe Because I am an English Teacher...

That could be the reason I find this amusing. So pardon me if you do not find this humorous in anyway.

Through some blog hopping, I stumbled upon The "Blog" of "Unnecessary"Quotation Marks. I found this site rather funny. It amazes me how people use quotation marks and it makes me wonder why they are using them. I really can't believe how many pictures the author puts up every day. And then we went to PEI for Christmas and I found some of my own examples. I didn't take pictures of them, but I will relay them here.

In the curling rink, this sign was posted by the exit door.
Absolutely
"No"
Alcohol
Beyond
This Point

What does that mean? You can have alcohol, just don't let us know?

And in the church bulletin on Sunday.

The offering next week is for the "church."

Does anybody else wonder what this offering is really for?

The way language is used is amazing, and sometimes, rather humorous.

Comments

Han said…
I saw a sign at a gas station yesterday that said: "Pure" Spring Water $3.99. Now those are frightening quotation marks to me!

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