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Friday Quiz on a Thursday: City Mill

May 23, 2013

Today’s post is a soft relaunch of DWT. The hiatus was for a lot of reasons, but I’m back.

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How many seconds into this commercial from City Mill (Hawaii) does it take for the voiceover to make a horrible grammatical error? Watch the video; then hit “read more” to see if your answer matches mine!

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Mama Didn’t Raise No Fool

April 12, 2010


I once saw Erykah Badu in concert, at a northern California stop of the second Lilith Fair. She was beautiful and graceful and elegant and regal, and she put out some killer live music.

She did not, however, take off her clothes, as she did while filming a music video in Dallas last month. Read more »

Weekend Photo: The Joys of Word-Processing

August 8, 2009

This week’s Not a Good Sign is again from Ryan and was taken at a bon dance in Wahiawa, Hawaii.

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If you’ve got one to share, send it to me at scrivener @ this domain. Thanks, Ryan, and may you all have wonderful Weeke Nds!

Weekend Photo: No Chihuahuas or Bichons!

August 1, 2009

This week’s Not a Good Sign comes from the always sharp-eyed Crissy, who was in the habit of snapping these photos long before this little blog was ever conceived. She spotted it at the Market City Pet’s Discount (yes, that punctuation annoys me too, but there’s a chance it’s accurate, so I’m leaving it alone) in Honolulu.

huge puppy sale

Thanks, Crissy, and keep them coming! And may you all have a HUGE weekend!

Weekend Photo: She’s Got a Way of Getting Away

July 25, 2009

This week’s Not a Good Sign contribution is from Ryan and was taken next to the University Subway. That’s a dining establishment, not a transport depot.

stay a way

Thanks, Ryan! Keep those photos coming, all you sharp-eyed, urban-commando linguists!

Weekend Photo: Safeway, This Time

July 18, 2009

You know, this really beats anything I’ve seen at Star Market. I am definitely making it a point to stop in at other supermarkets now that I have stumbled upon this.


Have a great weekend! And if you spot anything like this, please do send it my way!