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School official explains embarrassing typo on ‘public’ school sports sign
Yahoo ^ | 09/13/12 | Cameron Smith

Posted on 09/13/2012 2:15:06 PM PDT by DFG

Note to school districts: If you are going to produce a field-side banner aiming at increasing sponsorship via the sales of other similar banners, make sure that your own product is spell checked before it goes to the printers, and after it comes out.

In particular, avoid the mistake made by the Red Lion Area School District -- a school district in Pennsylvania -- in the banner above, as first noted by Deadspin and originally posted to Twitter by Ryan Petzar. Go ahead and read the text on that sign twice. The spelling mistake is as embarrassing as it is innocuous.

Clearly, Red Lion officials were advocating that they were a purveyor of public education, not "pubic education." That was confirmed by Don Dimoff, the marketing and communications manager for the Red Lion School District in a conversation with Prep Rally on Thursday.

(Excerpt) Read more at sports.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: pennsylvania; pubic; rlasd; school
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1 posted on 09/13/2012 2:15:16 PM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

And students didn’t blink an eye reading it, just saying “yup, that’s what it is!”.


2 posted on 09/13/2012 2:18:22 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: DFG

These days it may very well have not been a misspelling.


3 posted on 09/13/2012 2:18:44 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of Creation)
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To: DFG

4 posted on 09/13/2012 2:20:19 PM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: DFG

and they displayed the banner anyway?


5 posted on 09/13/2012 2:20:31 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL

I’m betting nobody noticed. There is so much pubic education in public education that there isn’t much time for basic speling anyome.


6 posted on 09/13/2012 2:24:00 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: DFG

Talk about a hairy situation.


7 posted on 09/13/2012 2:25:09 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: DFG

embarrassing faux pas but I’ve seen much, much worse. Somewhere on the net I saw a page of similar accidental goofs and typos found in church bulletins and signs and it was hilarious.


8 posted on 09/13/2012 2:27:28 PM PDT by circlecity
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To: DFG

There are no depths below which a pubic skool will not go.


9 posted on 09/13/2012 2:27:38 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: DFG

Skools! They make you go to them.


10 posted on 09/13/2012 2:31:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: DFG

I wonder how many phone calls and e-mails Don has received now that he’s achieved internet infamy...?


11 posted on 09/13/2012 2:31:55 PM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: DFG

Must be the same guy...........

12 posted on 09/13/2012 2:32:00 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: DFG

13 posted on 09/13/2012 2:36:00 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: DFG

14 posted on 09/13/2012 2:36:56 PM PDT by red-dawg (If muslims are exempt from Obamacare, then my name is Mohammed Suks.)
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To: onyx; stephenjohnbanker
Speaking of typooos and spelcheque fellow FIENDS.....

This is as good as the old SW airlines ad:

*Painting team name in end zone*
CHEFS.
Wanna get away?

15 posted on 09/13/2012 2:37:32 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: DFG


16 posted on 09/13/2012 2:38:12 PM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: DFG
make sure that your own product is spell checked

Eye no the spill chick past it.

17 posted on 09/13/2012 2:39:37 PM PDT by KarlInOhio ("Government is the only thing that we all belong to"=implicit repeal of the 13th amendment for all.)
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To: roadcat

What am I missing here?


18 posted on 09/13/2012 2:41:24 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

Nuttin.


19 posted on 09/13/2012 2:45:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (dishonorabledisclosure.com - OPSEC (give them support))
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To: Red Badger
"But Officer...it's only Wednesday!"

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20 posted on 09/13/2012 2:50:22 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Lakeshark; stephenjohnbanker
ROTFLOLOL.

I am still laughing over SBJ's spelcheque fellow FIENDS...!
21 posted on 09/13/2012 2:52:36 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

I had to ping you to this.


22 posted on 09/13/2012 2:54:22 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: DFG

All the pervert teachers saw the sign and said “Sounds good to me!”


23 posted on 09/13/2012 2:55:17 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: uglybiker

Still laughing. Thanks


24 posted on 09/13/2012 2:57:55 PM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: onyx; stephenjohnbanker
FIENDS

I really did laugh out loud with that one.....it's a good thinkg I wasn't drinking coffee at that point.....

25 posted on 09/13/2012 3:00:45 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: DFG

Uh, you might want to read the last line in the opening or, did I miss what we are “preping” for?


26 posted on 09/13/2012 3:01:13 PM PDT by momf (Gun, mind, power shouldn't be followed by "control"!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

the union will demand a pay raise for have to explain their own screw ups.


27 posted on 09/13/2012 3:03:15 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: red-dawg
I Have A Bream ...
28 posted on 09/13/2012 3:03:22 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: Puppage
What am I missing here?

Not so many years ago, they were teaching kids how to put condoms on bananas. Let's just say teachers have progressed to the point that kids expect to be participating in pubic events during school.

29 posted on 09/13/2012 3:05:32 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: momf
Uh, you might want to read the last line in the opening or, did I miss what we are “preping” for?

That was another typo. "Prep Rally" was supposed to read "Perp Rally"...

30 posted on 09/13/2012 3:08:57 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: roadcat

Oops, “Perv Rally”, whatever...


31 posted on 09/13/2012 3:10:11 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Lakeshark; onyx

Your gonna phogg up my reeding glasses.

A protest sign I witnessed....

” Get a brain, Morans !! “

(I guess a brain is better than a 5 lb chub of ground beef)


32 posted on 09/13/2012 3:22:36 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: DFG; All

I am sure some of the left wing groups like Planned Parenthood, LGBT Rights Groups, and Trojans will not have a problem placing banner ads next to “Pubic Education”


33 posted on 09/13/2012 3:26:44 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (The DNC Convention is like the Nuremburg Rallies for non-white folks)
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To: stephenjohnbanker


34 posted on 09/13/2012 3:47:02 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Iron Munro

That’s it!


35 posted on 09/13/2012 3:51:48 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Iron Munro; stephenjohnbanker; Lakeshark

Hahahahahahahahahaha!
Too funnie.
I can’t stop laughing!


36 posted on 09/13/2012 4:26:37 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx; stephenjohnbanker; Iron Munro

The fish speshul for all morans and fiends!!!!

37 posted on 09/13/2012 4:43:01 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark

: )


38 posted on 09/13/2012 4:46:51 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: roadcat

Glad you cleared that up....I thought you meant pep rally! Silly me!


39 posted on 09/13/2012 5:39:25 PM PDT by momf (Gun, mind, power shouldn't be followed by "control"!)
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To: Lakeshark
Sign On Burger King - Gary, Indiana


40 posted on 09/13/2012 6:18:33 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: DFG

At least this school is open about - so parents can finally find out what’s going on (or at least the idiot parents that thought schools were just for education...LOL).

Here in Texas the districts are moving to big-time sex-ed, but doing so quietly.


41 posted on 09/13/2012 6:27:42 PM PDT by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: Iron Munro; onyx; stephenjohnbanker
Mo bettah.....

For morans and fiends.

42 posted on 09/13/2012 7:14:43 PM PDT by Lakeshark (I don't care for Mitt; the alternative is unthinkable)
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To: Lakeshark

LOLOLOL.

I like the OUTBACK too.


43 posted on 09/13/2012 7:19:20 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: DFG
My all-time favorite along these lines from Dave Barry:

Q: Did alert reader Johnny G. Stewart send you an amusing automotive review from the Lewiston, Idaho, Morning Tribune?

A: Yes. It states: “A short-throw six-speed Borg-Warner transmission means classic Pontiac excitement and the fun of a well-timed shift.”

Q: What’s so amusing about that?

A: There was a letter missing from “shift.”

Assuming this was really a true event, I'd bet there were lots of newspapers with coffee sprayed all over them that morning in Lewiston, Idaho.

44 posted on 09/13/2012 7:33:54 PM PDT by CommerceComet (Obama vs. Romney - clear evidence that our nation has been judged by God and found wanting.)
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To: DFG

Who needs to travel to China for Engrish?!


45 posted on 09/13/2012 7:39:07 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: DFG; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows
That's why I say we need Grammer and Spelling Police!


46 posted on 09/13/2012 7:42:34 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Lakeshark

Psychic fail : )


47 posted on 09/14/2012 8:21:26 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: DFG

Having worked in a Public Works Dept. for a decade, I can tell you this is not unusual. Of course, spell check isn’t gonna help a bit in this situation.


48 posted on 09/14/2012 8:42:11 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: onyx

Heh, heh. They need to use they grammar mo’ bettah.


49 posted on 09/14/2012 12:45:46 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
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To: All

50 posted on 09/14/2012 12:52:58 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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