Friday, December 12, 2008

FOODIE FRIDAY for December 12, 2008

When I was back in the Philly area for Thanksgiving, I went to my favorite local place to get cheese steaks. (To hell with turkey leftovers--I needed a Philly cheese steak!) Despite the fact that this place makes the best cheese steaks I've ever had, they do NOT have the best spelling or grammar skills...

1. You're an Italian restaurant...and one of your employees doesn't know how to spell spaghetti? That should be grounds for firing!



2. If you must throw in an improper apostrophe, making it appear as if the cannolis possess something, at least that something is assorted brownies. Could be worse, right?


Happy Friday, everyone; I hope your meals today are as properly-spelled and smartly-written as they are delicious! :)

6 comments:

Dave said...

Wow - as an Italian, it's almost painful for me to read that sign. Good cheese steaks though..

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

DAMN good cheese steaks! I wish I could have one right now. It's soft--I could actually chew it and not be in too much pain...

Carlos said...

That's beautiful! I'm secretly imagining one day a literate goomba will drop in and "suggest" employees bone up on their grammar ;-)

I went out to eat last night at a small local joint here in town. One of the menu items they serve a hamburger steak (dee-lish!) "with smothered onions." I snapped a cell phone pic of it last night, but I'm not sure it came out worth a shit.

Happy weekend!

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

Haha! It would be awesome if that happened. (By the way, when you wrote "goomba", my first thought was not of an actual Italian, but of the squat, mushroom-shaped creatures in the Super Mario Bros. games.)

I'm jealous of your yummy dinner--I just had a root canal and have been on a steady diet of mac and cheese (the only thing it doesn't hurt me to chew) ever since!

Yvie said...

Back in high school our cafeteria served up 'spagti' on more than one occasion. Mmm. Spagti.

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

I hope your cafeteria was less stingy with its food than it was with its syllables and letters... Yikes! :)