Sunday, 30 August 2009

Lowercase L

One of IE's weirder phenomena is the way some people don't capitalise the letter L when they're writing in capitals. Its psychology is still unexplained, to me at least, and I continue to be fascinated by the collection of examples on William Levin's blog.

So I wonder whether it was an isolated incident this morning when my daughter, copying ABPLUS off a pocket torch onto a sticker, produced this:

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Toilet humour

Czech company Walmark brings us this potion. Although the name isn't very palatable, at least it leaves you in no doubt what the capsules are for...

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Crystal-ball marketing

Just got an email (dated 4 August) from Verbaudet, "Take a peek at our autumn bestsellers." Here's the body of the email.

I guess "bestseller" here means "stuff Verbaudet have bought most stock of".