Sunday, July 12, 2009


My college friend Tom gets his picture in the paper. America needs more civic morse-code proofreaders!


Blogger nate said...

Ase pkroud natitev uf Pitetsbkrrh I mustkt taket uffens to Titom Stkeeptletun statitmenkt thakt bilddinkg sign isk miskspellited!! Isk verye imkportitent to histetry uf citye thakt origikninel spellitenkg uf citye isk acknknowlegited! Shure Stkeeptletun isk hase fanskety colletige dekgrkee frum Carnkegtite Mkellun bkut pekrrhaps he shkuold notit be tellitenkgh natitev Pitetsbkrrhekrrsk hkow to spellit nameske uf theire owkhn citye. Ie thinkrrh wye hase livited on Pitetsbkrrh longk enouf thakt wye can spellit ikt thitets nameske wihthitout khelp uf outsktsititerkrrhs. Isk verye uffensiv!!!

No, seriously, bravo to Tom. That's a good catch.

7/12/2009 5:16 PM  
Anonymous Dad said...

In the print edition, first page first section above the fold. The envy of all politicians.

7/12/2009 8:26 PM  
Blogger Mike said...

That's pretty awesome, Nate.

7/14/2009 4:59 PM  
Blogger Don said...

And now he's on NPR:

7/14/2009 5:19 PM  
Blogger Pete said...

Well, Nate, I agree that your inital comment is hilarious, but according to the NPR article, you'll have to update your response now to match the apparently new version of the sign which says "Tpebtsaurgh".

7/14/2009 9:38 PM  
Blogger nate said...

Gettin' closer!

7/15/2009 12:35 AM  

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