When Yoda writes

Wow. Guess Yoda has a new job as a sign-maker.

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Stop by every 1st and 3rd Wednesday for a peek into the world of spelling, punctuation, or grammar gone wrong!

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#1 Dora on 10.01.08 at 2:02 am

maybe it’s a translated version from another language?

#2 SnapCatch on 10.01.08 at 4:19 am

Cool catch for wordless! Mine’s up too hope you can drop by… Happy WW!

#3 scrappymom on 10.01.08 at 7:26 am

OMG!!! ROFLMBO!! What a great pic for wordless wednesday!!! You totally made my day!! Thanks!

#4 Lyn - A Blog in the Rough on 10.01.08 at 10:21 am

Hmm, so does this mean that friends are allowed in this site, or anybody who’s not a stranger?

#5 Jaden on 10.01.08 at 11:51 am

That is so great! Bad spelling and grammar irk me, I don’t know why… But this is just- almost so bad it’s got to have another explanation. lol.
Have a great Wednesday! Happy WW!

#6 Mariposa on 10.01.08 at 3:09 pm

Ha, how funny…and nobody checked it for them? They should hire you to review their signage! LOL

Happy WW!

#7 Kim on 10.01.08 at 4:29 pm

Thanks for stopping by to laugh with me! I’ve had so much fun with these often-awkwardly-ridiculous signs, and I really love sharing them with others!

#8 sharala on 10.01.08 at 6:57 pm


#9 Angela Klocke on 03.04.09 at 1:30 pm


#10 David Greenslade on 07.21.09 at 8:27 am

my name is David Greenslade I’m an academic and published writer in Wales, UK
if you google ‘zeus greenslade bbc’ you’ll see information about my last book and if you go to “darkfairground.wordpress.com” you’ll see something about a forthcoming book and exhibit

I’m currently researching signs and came across the sign of yours at the building site – crazy english
I would like to use this photo in a presentation I may give on my study of signs (eventually) there is no date in sight but this wording typifies so well many other miswordings
and this is a ocnvenient time to write so I thought I’d ask
it would be for college use – probably a seminar talk

just doing the courteous thing and asking
it’s a lot easier than making my own signs and faking it
I’ve seen others but yours works really well

would you mind – is this okay

thank you

David Greenslade
English Language Teaching Centre
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff

#11 Kim on 07.21.09 at 9:05 am

David, I’m not sure how to answer your question. This sign originally came from Flickr.com, but I see now that I forgot to tag it properly. Unfortunately, I can’t find the original anymore, though I have tried all sorts of search terms. This is the best I can do:


If anyone can find the original, please let me know so I can credit the source.


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