13 signs with unintentionally suspicious quotation marks.

13 signs with unintentionally suspicious quotation marks.
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You're in an arcade. No one ever wins here.

Of all the punctuation marks out there that are used incorrectly by the Grammar Nazi-baiting English manglers of the world, the apostrophe is unquestionably the most common. Between all the errant your/you're and their/there/they're mix-ups out there, it's the Toyota Carolla of grammar mistakes. But there's another punctuation mark out there that sign-makers can't seem to get the hang of, with often disastrous results.

 

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CAUTION: "Dog" may or may not be a very aggressive 8-year-old in a spiked collar.

 

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These are the prices for "coffee." If you want coffee, find a Starbucks, Warren Buffett.

 

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Hey man, just say you watched. We'll look the other way.

 

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"We're legally required to use the quotation marks because he's been dead for seven days."

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When the alarm sounds, these turn into an exclamation point.

 

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"We offer the buckets, but you have to bring your own hose."

 

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None of them work but at least have the common courtesy to make a "whoosh" sound.

 

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To be fair, there could be quotation marks around every usage of "hotdog."

 

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Someone enjoys using the font options in their word processor.  

 

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A sign so unnecessary it actually makes the previous sign less effective. 

 

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"Oh, we definitely know CPR, but we might be busy checking Twitter or something."

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Under no circumstances should you see them for a bathroom deal.

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