More Debacles of the English Language

As with my previous post on this topic, the following requires a sense of humor. A little levity can be a good thing. I also extend my thanks to the creators of these debacles as they have helped me show my students what not to do.


 

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Why would anyone want to dispose of contemplative nuns?

 


 

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Oh, the humanity! What did the English language do to deserve such brutality?

 


 

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If one is going to abuse apostrophes and spell recklessly all over a restaurant, at least be consistent.

 


 

I don’t know which end is up!

 


 

Okay. Seriously, who writes these headlines? Apparently the Pope is talking to cats … and more!

 


 

Apostrophes still do not form plurals, not even at a college cafeteria.

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