DRIVE-BY EDITING: punctuation & spelling

This sign could benefit from a liberal dose of full stops (“No appointment necessary drop in or call”) and spell-checking (“Work to-day get paid to-day”). Photo by Frank Karabotsos.

2 thoughts on “DRIVE-BY EDITING: punctuation & spelling

  1. Jane says:

    “Always” is an adverb of frequency. These guys are not used with the progressive verb tense. Madame proofreader would revise the sign to either “Hiring today/ this week/ this year” or “We always hire on Saturdays/weekdays/your birthday”.

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