The first crocuses breaking through the last of the snow may be a sign of spring, but the signs we’ve seen lately tell us that proofreading is needed (aka proofneeding!). Take a look at some of the amusing, groan-worthy signs Writer’s Relief found on the Internet that prove we all still need to proofread and check the grammar in our work!
Signs We Still Need To Proofread For Typos
An English teacher would have made a difference here!
Source: Exterior Building Signage Examples: What To Do & What Not To Do (michigansignshops.com)
We don’t want to leap to any conclusions, but they should check their spelling.
Source: Literacy sign slipup has school principal shaking his head (tampabay.com)
Another sign that Literacy Nights are in trouble!
Source: Hilarious and very ironic spelling mistakes | Daily Mail Online
Ephrata, Pennsylvania, is a borough in Lancaster County and considered one of the more beautiful areas of the Pennsylvania Dutch region.
We don’t know where Epharta is—and this spelling mistake really stinks!
Source: Route 222 Has Very Funny & Expensive Misspelled Sign [VIDEO] (katsfm.com)
Wonder why they keep running out of employees? You might want to stick with the Colonel’s secret recipe instead!
Source: Hilarious misspelled fast-food signs revealed including howlers from McDonald’s, KFC and Burger King (thesun.co.uk)
Avoid the temptations brought on by the slippery slope of nice fabric!
Source: Le Blogue du Prof Solitaire: août 2013
Question: What funny grammar goof-ups have you seen on signs?