I want you to think about the
sign above. It's quite real and quite the sign
of our times.
An obvious typo,
indeed very comical, demonstrates the
breakdown of communication between people in the
most basic sense.
breakdown was between the person who initiated
the creation of this billboard and the editor of
the billboard company. Did someone not look at
the proofs before giving the go-ahead to print
the final product?
breakdown was with the installers. Do they not
speak English? Why did they continue the
installation of this print even after they knew
what it said? Why did they not call the editor
on the cell phone and ask "Are you sure you want
us to put this up?"
The fact that it
remained up for even 5 minutes after it was
determined to be a major mistake is yet another
Does nobody care
anymore? Is this really what it has come to?
Have we really fallen this far that people care
so little about quality and only care about the
bottom line ($$$) that they would let such an
obvious mistake slide through?
You can't help
but see the irony in the fact that this is an ad
for a public school system.
In the movie
Idiocracy, the most popular show on the TV
(which by the way was the dominant force in
everyone's lives), was called "Ow My Balls!" in
which the plot was nothing more than a man
getting hit in the groin multiple times from
Is this really
how it's going to be?
For anyone who
has not seen Idiocracy, you must. It's mandatory
material for anyone seeking truth.
If you really
want to gauge how bad it has gotten all you need
do is look at a newspaper from the year 1900 and
you can clearly see the attention to detail, the
eloquence of their writing styles, and the
vocabulary they used was much greater than in