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“Time To Eat Children” And 11 Other Brilliant Grammar Fails To Brighten Up Your Weekend

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  • “Time To Eat Children” And 11 Other Brilliant Grammar Fails To Brighten Up Your Weekend

We’re all familiar with the eats, shoots and leaves gag, or the delightful ambiguity of the ‘dogs must be carried on the escalator’ notice and as teachers you’ve no doubt seen more than your fair share of errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar, and not just from students.

We’re all capable of typos and errors, or the occasional slip up here and there. We’ve all hit send on that email, text or social media post and noticed our mistake a second later. So we shouldn’t laugh. But sometimes these mistakes are just so dumbfounding, so tantalising good, that you can’t help but laugh, and share, and then laugh some more.

So to cap off the school week we’ve rounded up 12 gargantuan grammar fails for your amusement.

Enjoy.

1. It’s OK, teachers probably won’t notice, right?

2. This is why the Oxford comma exists

3. Well, that’s some offer

4. Yeah, “thanks”

5. The importance of clear instructions


You never know who’s reading them

6. Er…source?

7. You’ve got my business

8. A fashion tip that never goes out of style

9. And while we’re on the importance of commas

10. Oh sweet, sweet, delicious irony

11. Comma sense

12. They’ve sacrificed so much…to bring us bacon and eggs

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