Zero tolerance in sign manufacturing

Sometimes, the main hurdle is simply figuring out what you don’t know and then asking someone else about it!

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1.  Someone who designs and manufactures permanent signs ought to know how to punctuate, or at least ought to know when to ask a co-worker a question.

2.  Someone who works in a public relations department — designing and producing publications, no less — ought to know how to copy & paste text into a new format.  (Receiving large amounts of copy from others, and then retyping said text, is silly.)

3.  [An additional item here would have been nice, completing this post with a sort of triunity.  But I’ll leave it here, ’cause I got nuthin’ else today.]

With Lynne Truss, author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves:  The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, “I am very much in favour of forming an army of well-informed punctuation vigilantes.”

Try here for another rant, served with rutabaga, including pokes and jabs at other signs.

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6 thoughts on “Zero tolerance in sign manufacturing

  1. godschildrenorg 10/26/2012 / 9:10 am

    Someone paid money for that…and didn’t notice the mistake??? Please, don’t tell me this was on a school paring lot! : )

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  2. Laura 10/27/2012 / 4:12 pm

    It’s an all too common mistake.

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  3. Sheila 11/01/2012 / 10:41 pm

    You and I definitely agree on this!!!

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