Came across this sign on a recent trip to the county dump. (I was dropping off a 42-inch Vizio television that turned out to be a big piece of junk … but that’s a rant for another time.)
Notice anything wrong with it?
Here’s another look:
“ECT” is short for some things, but not ones that you’d put in the county landfill. Unless, of course, you have something against the group “Evangelicals and Catholics Together.”
It’s a relatively common error, I guess. However, the sign does seem to bring to light a couple things:
- whoever created the sign and all the people who needed to approve the sign didn’t catch the error (or have the budget money to fix it), or;
- no one who has read the sign caught the mistake and brought it to anyone’s attention, or;
- everyone sees it, notices it, chuckles, but doesn’t really care.
Which do you think is the likely explanation?