Wednesday, June 07, 2006

A vegetable medley

Somehow, Old Navy managed to pretend commas don't exist and misspell potatoes on this baby T-shirt. (But they get the spelling right in the description on its Web site. Go figure.) An argument can be made for or instead of and, but, really, the other problems are enough.

(Link via Language Log)

(Also, sorry if you've tried to leave comments today and haven't been able to; Blogger's been down most of the day.)


At 4:38 PM, June 10, 2006, Blogger WordzGuy said...

It's worth reading squires's analysis of this -- there is at least as much sociology here as grammar and punctuation:


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