Monday, September 21, 2009

MISSPELLING MONDAY for September 21, 2009 (1 of 2)

LISA S. writes: "I was reading my daughter a book at the pediatrician's office and ran across this... Thankfully I had my camera! So much for educating my child!"

Now, I don't know much about stock cars, but I do know that when you Google "stockcar" it brings up a list of things that are about "stock cars"...so I'm going to assume that it's really a two-word phrase, despite what this book's cover says...



As bad as it is to screw up "stock car" (multiple times!), it's even worse to screw up "prepares." Looks like the crew screwed up--the part that's missing is the letter e...



Thanks,
LISA S., for spotting these funny errors!

7 comments:

Erika said...

Maybe it's one of those rare "spot the spelling error" books the publishing industry is trying to get kids hooked on? *tee hee* I would have loved one as a child!

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

Erika, you might be on to a great idea there... :)

LadyStyx said...

You'd think that someone would have caught that.

Dave said...

Just look at all those tools...they seem extremely happy to check and see if all of Lug Nuts parts are in place. Time to get the oil changed!

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

LOL!!!

yello.cape.cod said...

It appears "Lug-Nut" is actually the stock car's pseudonym.

THE GRAMMARPHILE said...

I pity the stock car...