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Born in Beer, Bathed in “Bather”?

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Search for the number of Mexican food establishments in Southern California…it’s impossible to find a number. Arguably, some are more qualified than others, and the closer one gets to the border, the better one finds the food! But, we’ll leave that debate to the connoisseurs. One thing is for certain, however: we’re spoiled out here […]

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“Shcools,” from Sea to Shining Sea.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

In January of 2012, writers from the NY Post wrote about a, “humiliating spelling error.” The error in question was the misspelling of “school” as “shcool” for a crosswalk. East Coast officials blamed the mishap on a, “clueless contractor.” Four years later, we now find “school” misspelled, once again! And this one’s a whopper on the West […]

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and the “was been” Claptrap.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

As editors, we do not have much time to indulge in one of our favorite pastimes: gaming! Yep, we are hard-working, big kids with families. Being gamers, nevertheless, the “Borderlands” series is near and dear to us. So, when the 23-year old monthly video game magazine, “Game Informer,” listed the “Top 50 Games of 2014,” […]

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Dan Juan

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

This is unfortunate. This comes from signage at a beautifully restored historic property here in Albuquerque. Many years and millions of dollars went into this restoration, and it’s been a top-notch effort all the way – except they clearly skimped on proofreading. Irksome. At least they got the Spanish part right.  

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