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Howdy. We've moved from Cayce, but St. Elizabeth of South Rose Hill or Lizette de Waccamaw de Sud just don't do it for me.

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Not what they meant to say

Another in an occasional series wherein I point out things heard on radio or TV that, when read aloud, likely weren't what the writer meant to convey.

Today's entry, from our afternoon viewing of re-runs from a current PBS mini-series:

Corporate funding for "The War" was provided by ...
I think this may have been the military-industrial complex against which Eisenhower warned us.

Update: Also heard this one (best with no punctuation)
The war will continue through Tuesday evening.

1 comment:

St. Izzy said...

If only you could hear punctuation, italics, &c.

Corporate funding for The War provided by...

Was Halliburton listed?