Quotation “FAIL”

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15 Responses to “Quotation “FAIL””


  1. 1 Voyagerfan5761 April 20, 2008 at 12:20 pm

    Why not call this one “Fail”? With the quotes.😛

  2. 2 englishfail April 20, 2008 at 12:35 pm

    Haha! Great suggestion. I changed the name of this post to that! Love it!😛

  3. 3 Hossrex April 21, 2008 at 3:39 pm

    Only would have been better if they’d used staples to affix the correction.

  4. 4 DONOTWANTYou April 22, 2008 at 10:26 am

    Hilarious image. I’ve been “making fun” of this phenomenon for “about 5 years”. I hope you don’t mind that I used it in one of my posts. If so just say the word and I’ll take it down. I gave you credit in the post🙂

  5. 5 lyss08 April 28, 2008 at 9:43 pm

    haha. what an idiot!

  6. 6 Ann O'nymous May 1, 2008 at 8:50 pm

    I would have stapled that just to be annoying.

  7. 7 anony May 3, 2008 at 7:42 pm

    …except they didn’t really use quotation marks at first, those are inch marks. Quotation marks are supposed to be curvy.

  8. 8 Anonymous May 4, 2008 at 12:06 am

    The whole quotation marks vs inch marks can be up for grabs, cause with some fonts quotation marks look just like that.

  9. 9 anonymous May 4, 2008 at 9:51 am

    they aren’t quotation marks.
    they aren’t called inch marks.
    they are prime marks.

  10. 10 Extramrdo May 5, 2008 at 8:48 pm

    They are quotation marks. They “do not” belong for emphasis. They “do” belong to identify a “quote.” Hence the name, QUOTation mark.

  11. 11 David May 24, 2008 at 9:06 am

    You could view the quotation marks as signifying an ironic or false part of the sentence. Therefore, you should use staples for posting.

  12. 12 Anonymous June 5, 2008 at 8:14 am

    well done (;

  13. 13 Sçium June 14, 2008 at 7:48 am

    Why would you have two ‘prime marks’ before and after any phrase? Does that cancel out and become un-prime if there are two together? Or does it signify that the following phrase is ”SUPER PRIME”, or ”SUPER DIFFERENT”?

    And what’s up with playing on the geometrical meaning of prime in a notice?

  14. 14 Disappointment Trolley June 27, 2008 at 1:00 am

    The fabulous part is that someone had to read the original note, go home, type, print out, and cut out a new little sign, take two thumbtacks, and post it right underneath. Bless their heart for their commitment to the good fight.


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