Friday, November 14, 2014

“LEASH-CURB AND CLEAN UP”


[Local signage.]

Non-native speakers are rightly confused by leash-curb, thinking it’s a genuine word, not realizing that it’s a matter of inept punctuation by someone who should know better. Leash, curb, and clean up: items in a series.

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[Yes, the dog walker looks like an extraterrestrial.]

comments: 3

Sara said...

The dog looks a bit like a small gorilla with really straight legs.

Is the alien's heart about to come out of its chest?

Michael Leddy said...

I hope not, because that would be really gross.

Michael Leddy said...

Really, really gross.