Date: Tue, 3 Oct 1995 12:49:38 -0400
From: "Christopher R. Coolidge" ccoolidg[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MOOSE.UVM.EDU
Subject: Re: phonetic spelling in high places -Reply
On Tue, 3 Oct 1995, Molly Dickmeyer wrote:
i quote from the latest (october 1995) Notes of the
Princeton Club of New York (p. 5):
GOING TO THE THEATER?
Remember to try our special pre-fixe dinner
in the Woodrow Wilson Room Monday through
Saturday for only $19.95 plus...
--featuring, of course, subs (garnis)
I was at a Chinese restaraunt yesterday that had this on the top of
"A1 high-eating excellent. Hold your saliva please."
I collect such things--any others?
dickmeye[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]phl.lrpub.com
On an ad in Germany meant for English-speaking would-be users of a popular
patent medecine: "Try______. We guarantee you will never get any better."
I also played in a band in Montreal whose lead singer's English wasn't
quite perfect; he insisted on designing our posters himself, though. One
of his slogans: "Welcome Home- One of Montreal's most exciting bands to be
How about Paul McCartney's famous line in "Live And Let Die": "In this e-
ver changing world in which we live in..."