Hey, these guys went and usurped my life mission, darn them

The Typo Eradication Advancement League (TEAL), that is.

They've even been to Portland, whacking errant uses of the possessive and correcting the too-frequent misspelling of "nonpareil" (a thoroughly nasty candy in its own right). And I didn't even know they were here! I could've given them an eyeful at WinCo, I'm sure.

Well, that does it. Someone else has taken my calling (and, er, my mom's, and I suspect my sister's and Helena's as well). I guess I might as well just retire to the front porch with a twelve-pack of PBR and consider myself washed up.

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About Molly Newman

Writer, cook and trivia/spelling bee hostess, living it up in North Portland.
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2 Responses to Hey, these guys went and usurped my life mission, darn them

  1. Mimi says:

    Be still my heart!

  2. Helena says:

    Today I saw a layout with the quote “I reject your reality and substitute it for my own.” I’m still wondering if I should say something.

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