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from the Lamentable but Unavoidable Double Entendre Department

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Couples who shouldn’t hyphenate their names

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When foreign brand names just don’t translate that well …

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The perils of problematic wording …

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from the Rather Dubious T-Shirt department

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When problematic juxtapositions attack

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Maybe they should have gone with Helvetica or Times New Roman?

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The importance of correct spelling

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from the Somewhat Lost in Translation Department

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Things we’d rather not know, thanks …

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Why choice of fonts is so terribly important

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Our friend the space (or lack thereof)

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Police blotter reports: Talk about going above and beyond the call of duty

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Salaciously Sinful Syntax, “I know the Mets want to please their fans, but isn’t this going a bit far?”

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An easily misconstrued-if-you-have-the-right-kind-of-mind (and I unfortunately do) ad from a more innocent time ..

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Unfortunate captions … or Attack of the Spawn Pawners

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from the Vintage Illustrations That Can Be Easily Misconstrued (if you have the right kind of mind) Department

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Somewhat unfortunate on-screen captions

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A “L” of a helpful daylight savings time reminder

Thanks to Tim Breuning!

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from the Not Terribly Good Business Names Department

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from the “We’re Sorry, We Just Couldn’t Help Ourselves” Department, Children’s Literature section

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from the Headlines that Can Easily Be Misinterpreted Department (or, Pope Francis’s Excellent Adventure)

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from the Department of Easily Misconstrued Copywriting (as interpreted by those with sophomoric brains, like, well, us.)

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Problems at Sochi: or, and the gold medal for bad signs goes to . . .

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A mighty wind indeed !

Well, this slogan really stinks . . .

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