Spiffing y'all up, one typo at a time
In my quest to spiff up the spelling, punctuation, and grammar of my fellow man, I have already tackled a few sets of homophones. You know, words that sound the same but have different meanings and/or spellings. Your/you’re, to/too/two, and their/there are all on my list of topics to cover in this blog.
Never in my wildest nightmares did I think I’d have to deal with this pair. Thanks to the Learning Academy (oh, the delicious irony of it), I now know there is at least one person out there who doesn’t get the difference between these two:
And now, for your Wednesday grins, here’s the sign that led to this blog post:
Thanks to my dear friend Deb for keeping her eyes peeled for gems like this!
That reminds me of another pair of homophones: “peel” and “peal.” Bells peal, y’all. People peel oranges and skin peels. (There’s no charge for the bonus lesson.)