Looks like nipple to me

Looks like nipple to me

I sat for at least 5 min, chin on hand, pondering an ad that popped up on my Facebook page. I cocked my head a few times and thought “dear, oh dear, oh dear, where was their proof reader?”    I’m having a mini debate with myself whether the choice of font was...

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This year’s Pantone colour is …

This year’s Pantone colour is …

This year's Pantone colour has been announced. Oh lordy! It's pink on steroids.  Living Coral, or as those of us who survived the colour palettes of the 60s and 70s, it's a bad flashback.   It looks like salmon to me.  I'm sure I'll be raked over the coals (wonder...

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Delivers us from idlers – more signage errors

Delivers us from idlers – more signage errors

Remember the last article about the sign in need of proofing? This sign stirs up a few questions as well: Each time I walk by it, I begin to itch. I get this overwhelming urge whip out a black marker and add the missing IE. It's such a tiny omision but it drives me...

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For want of a good proofreader – layout tunnel vision

For want of a good proofreader – layout tunnel vision

We’ve all seen posters/signs that make us shake our head and mutter “whoa, what were they thinking”.  It's usually an amusing typo or a grammatical error that raises our eyebrows. Occasionally it's the layout that causes us to stop in our tracks and ask "wait, what?"...

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Ok TTC we need to talk – this is not a shelter

Ok TTC we need to talk – this is not a shelter

TTC, we need to chat. A long serious one about your complete lack of common sense. I’m not sure if the decision makers at head office have never traveled by bus or streetcar or they are utterly clueless about the purpose of bus shelters. Then again, you just may be...

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A 16 hr watch –  Did I miss the time change memo?

A 16 hr watch – Did I miss the time change memo?

I spend far too much of my time cruising the internet looking for silly things. And I'm rarely disappointed. If it isn't people crying out "this egg cracker saved me so much time! I can now play with my children instead of breaking open eggs" (seriously, how many eggs...

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Chipmunk Lear – the unutterable cuteness of it all

Chipmunk Lear – the unutterable cuteness of it all

Toronto based theatre company, Canadian Stage is in the middle of their summer season. I stopped so hard to look at the season poster at my local coffee shop, I nearly fell over. Above is their earlier volunteer poster, I couldn't find a straight up season poster...

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