My wife took one look at this package and said it was definitely truth in advertising. Beneath that brown strip of tape, the package says “Toasted Chips.” It comes withContinue reading
I know of only two ways to go green in the bathroom.
And if I find myself going green in either of those ways, I’ll probably call a doctor.
Then again, after I did some searching, I found that perhaps I’m not creative enough in the bathroom. …
The answer is no, but it sure seems that way.
The flu is certainly infectious, but the writer of this ad meant “flue,” or the passageway for a chimney.
You can certainly go up a flue, but I haven’t figured out a way to go up a flu, even sarcastically. (Although I did once find a way to turn flu precautions into a rock concert in an airport bathroom.)
A “curing iron” would sure come in handy some days.
Gas? ….Continue reading
I used to work with reporters who would write that something was “thisclose” to happening, and then howl that their creativity was being stifled if anyone suggested inserting a space between “this” and “close.”
Yes, it just looked like a typo.
The spelling in this ad, I’m afraid, is no typo.
Rather, it’s a morsel from the gruel school of usage. …Continue reading