Call the grammar police! Hilarious photos show how incorrect spelling and punctuation can lead to messages with VERY different meanings
- Punctuation can really change the meaning of messages if used incorrectly
- Online gallery, collected by Baklol, shows the worst mistakes in spelling and punctuation
- In many cases, a missed comma has given a message a new meaning
Incorrect spelling and punctuation can make or break a message and its intended meaning.
And while we’re all guilty of the odd typo or the occasional grammatical error, as these folks will attest, a small mistake can cause major problems.
In a hilarious online gallery, collected by baking lol, social media users around the world have shown their worst spelling and punctuation errors.
In many cases, a missed comma or apostrophe has given a note a whole new meaning — often with embarrassing consequences.
Here FEMAIL reveals some of the funniest examples…
Fail: Hunters are urged to ‘be careful when hunting pedestrians using the footpaths’ in this funny poster, which doesn’t use commas
Oops! An American TV personality’s magazine cover says she finds inspiration ‘in her family and her dog’s cooking’ after missing commas
Impossible: Social media users joked that this must be the least used toilet in the world after a sign suggested it’s only for ‘disabled older pregnant children’
The person behind this Facebook status is unlikely to get many visitors after this post, which was meant to say: ‘We have two hours to kill, someone is coming to see us’
A funny sign says people should watch out for ‘parasailing horses’ at Parkroyal Penang Resort in Malaysia
An ad claims that a Christmas card company believed to be based in the US has the ‘highest standards in every detail’ – despite incorrect spelling details
Continue: Intruders will be happy to run wild here after a lack of punctuation has changed the meaning of the boardmaker’s note
Who can? Social media users joked that this circled reason is definitely not a reason to see a doctor
Permanent mistake: Unknown person’s tattoo reads ‘thick than blood’ instead of ‘thicker than blood’
This Person Made It Sound Like He Enjoyed ‘His Wife’s Cooking And Eating’ After Missing A Comma For ‘My Wife’
This Burger King ad, presumably in the US, suggested it was hiring “new cinnamon rolls” due to a lack of punctuation