Extreme stupidity?

Is it extreme stupidity, or just carelessness not to spell-check your advert before putting it in the newspaper?

What were they thinking?

Freedom furniture - what were they thinking?

(from today’s Age)

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment. You can subscribe via feed reader RSS, or subscribe by email. You can also Follow me on Twitter, or Like the blog on Facebook.

11 Replies to “Extreme stupidity?”

  1. I call it laziness! There are spelling errors everywhere these days and there’s no excuse for it with all the tools at our disposal.

  2. It’s unfortunate that I read this blog immediately before reading your OZCOOL blog, where you used the word “jesticulated”, which is actually spelled “gesticulated”. But… jesticulated may be a more appropriate spelling in the case you described, having been performed by a fool.

  3. It is not uncommon practice for advertisers to purposefully insert spelling or grammar mistakes to get attention… and apparently it works ;)

  4. If they do it deliberately to get my attention then they’re doing the wrong thing. I see a spelling error and find somewhere else to buy it. If they can’t get their ads right then I don’t trust them to get anything else right.

Comments are closed.