Found on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Midway. That unnecessary extra “N” is a good example of government excess.
“Why does this say ‘upcomming’ events?”
“Because it’s plural. If they were talking about just one event, it would have said “upcoming.’”
“Oh, OK. Upcomming toumaments.”
“That’s what it says.”
Second photo courtesy of Mike at abusersofenglish.blogspot.com
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