Somebody Call The Language Cops

26 Aug

August 26, 2013

Just the other day, Allan Keyes and I were in a wedding shop in the heart of Chinatown. Yes, there is a story there. Anyway, after my second or third hour there (at least) I had to use the bathroom. Hey, my bladder can only hold so much bubble tea. Anyway, this sign was posted on the wall:


I agree completely. Who needs to put up with that, whatever it is? I can only assume that this is what Mayor Bloomberg meant when he urged all New Yorkers to “speak grammar.”


2 Responses to “Somebody Call The Language Cops”

  1. T E Stazyk September 1, 2013 at 12:52 am #

    That one is at the limit of “OK, I get what they are trying to say.”


    • bmj2k September 1, 2013 at 5:37 am #

      I sometimes wonder if it really is a translation issue. Maybe it is correct and the writer is just illiterate.


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