The lost art of proofreading and editing provides our laughing material for this Friday.
In case you ever thought that grammar and punctuation do not matter, these editorial faux pas will make you think again.
A sign in a restaurant loo:
Toilet out of order. Please use floor below.
In a Laundromat:
Automatic washing machines: please remove all your clothes when the light goes out.
In a London department store:
Bargain basement upstairs.
In an office:
Would the person who took the step ladder yesterday please bring it back or further steps will be taken.
In another office:
After tea break staff should empty the teapot and stand upside down on the draining board.
Outside a second hand shop:
We exchange anything – bicycles, washing machines, etc. Why not bring your wife along and get a wonderful bargain?
Notice in health food shop window:
Closed due to illness.
Spotted in a safari park:
Elephants, please stay in your car.
Seen during a conference:
For anyone who has children and doesn't know it, there is a day care on the first floor.
Notice in a farmer's field:
The farmer allows walkers to cross the field for free, but the bull charges.
Message on a leaflet:
If you cannot read, this leaflet will tell you how to get lessons.
On a repair shop door:
We can repair anything. (Please knock hard on the door – the bell doesn't work).
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