Thursday, January 16, 2014

Violators with be TOAD!!

I am not sure what it will mean for my future if I admit I had to read the above sign more than once, twice even, before it occurred to me something was a little amiss.  I'm in New Orleans right now, and maybe under the influence of one too many bags of VOODOO chips.  Of coarse, I thought, looking at the colorful sign, if you park in this driveway you will be:

It made perfect sense until the voodoo chips wore off, when I realized maybe they meant you will be:
I've made many such errors, often feeling more in tune with sound that formal spelling.  In New Orleans it may not be just a spelling mistake, especially if you poke fun at the local poetic and musical souls.

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