What's wrong with this picture?

Categories: Complaints

I passed by the Lyndale Grill & Grocery the other day and noticed their new sign:


Now, I'm not a great speller, but even I noticed that the word "Medeterenian" seemed a little off. Actually, it was three letters off of "Mediterranean" so I called the store to let them know. The conversation went something like this.

Me: Hi, I'm just calling to let you know that I noticed a word on your sign was misspelled?
Employee: Yeah?
Me: Yeah, the word Mediterranean.
Employee: Well, [the owner's] friend made it.
Me: I didn't know if you realized it and just thought you might want to change it.
Employee: Well, I can tell him, but he's not going to change it.

I'd recommend he reconsider: Not bothering to spell-check a sign, or then to fix an error, makes me wonder what other corners these guys are cutting? Though I think the flaming font and the tacky clip art alone qualify it for a redo...

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