The seven scariest words in the English language according to President Ronald Reagan: “I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.”
by J.C. Rice, New York Post:
iCty workers need spellcheck — in Alphabet City of all places.
Department of Transportation contractors somehow managed to misspell “MPH” — the acronym for “miles per hour” — eight times along Avenue B last week.
“What quality control do they have? This is outside a kids’ school, too,” said Corey Umstead, a 25-year-old project manager who burst out laughing when asked about the error. “Like, learn to read — OK?”
The outrageous error was flagged on Twitter to the DOT on Dec. 18: “heya the new speed limit notifications on recently re-paved Avenue B read “20 MHP”(note the inversion)!!!! I kid you not.” Read the rest at nypost.com.