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« on: November 12, 2019, 09:12:37 pm »



Oh dear. Shocked
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« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2019, 10:38:16 pm »

It wasnít quite so much of a problem at Fareham when they painted ďDrop Of ZoneĒ.  The space was just big enough to squeeze in a pretty narrow F...
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« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2019, 09:44:21 am »

Thatís because thereís only one F in Fareham.
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« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2019, 10:36:39 pm »

Thatís because thereís only one F in Fareham.

There's only one F in Penzance, a Cornishman told me.
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« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2019, 11:04:20 pm »

Itís because the pirates kept their Arrrrr
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« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2019, 03:09:43 pm »

Remember "Bristol Airpot", only corrected after an appearance in the press? Or the act of mischief that resulted in Avon and Somerset Constabulary having a "Mounted Dog Section" at Bower Ashton until the day after Private Eye published a photo? And of course, this, later used by a leading optician in their adverts:

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« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2019, 05:10:07 pm »

I showed the picture in the opening post to someone born and brought up in Penzance and he couldnít see the problem. 
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« Reply #7 on: November 15, 2019, 12:32:42 pm »


There's a warning notice at the 1991 entrance to Reading (General) with the following spellings:

INPLIED

VIOLANCE

Beter beehayv owerselvs then.

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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2019, 05:20:22 pm »

Actually, it's not a mistake at all. There's a small island just off Land's End called Pedestia and the inhabitants of said island are notorious bus thieves.

   
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