English major jocularity

21 Responses to English major jocularity

  1. Thomas Anger says:

    Long ago and far away, when I was looking for a used car, I saw an ad in The Washington Post that gave me a chuckle. Obviously, the seller had called in the ad and pronounced Porsche correctly. But the ad-taker hadn’t a clue about foreign cars or German pronunciation, so it came out Portia.

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  2. jowensauthor says:

    Reblogged this on Jeanne Owens, author and commented:
    Hahaha! As someone who minored in English, I can’t help but laugh at these.

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  3. Reblogged this on Musings on Life & Experience and commented:
    Hilarious. 😀 — Suzanne

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  4. V.M.Sang says:

    AS a fully paid up member of the Grammar Police, I loved these.

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  5. Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:
    BlueBird caters for humour seeking grammarians 👍😄

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  6. Will S. says:

    Reblogged this on Will S.' Sunny Side Blog and commented:
    Love these! 🙂

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  7. […] English major jocularity […]

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  8. Funny by itself, the day’s thought is a great companion to a post on our language and those who study it:
    «How do you tell a plumber from a chemist?  Ask them to pronounce “unionized.”»

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  9. Eileen says:

    Wunnerful wunnerful!

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