Archive for November 4th, 2009

Ass rolls


If you know me, you’d know that I can’t stand when there are blatant errors in spelling, particularly on a restaurant menu or sign.  I forgive it a bit more when it’s an ethnic restaurant and English is not their first language but it blows me away that anyone would print a menu or sign without consulting with a native speaker to make sure that everything is accurate.

I am not going to name the place but me and hubby had a very good giggle while sitting down to have a drink in a local, city shopping centre this weekend.  I KNOW that the sign is meant to read “ASSORTED ROLLS” but by abbreviating it as “Ass. rolls” (even with the period) is pretty hilarious!  Needless to say, they were the least busy counter in the food court. 



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