The War on Error

Best shot at wit?

Posted on: May 31, 2010

In yet another example of how the omission of a simple squiggle can change the meaning of a word, the pen scrawl on this poster reads: “Were a bunch of wankers with guns”. Sadly, even with the apostrophe reinstated it’s still a pretty rubbish piece of graffiti.

Point of interest, the word graffiti and its singular, graffito, are from the Italian word graffiato (‘scratched’).

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