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About shacoyo

Quasi-retired, freelance copyeditor. Web site: www.redline-editing.com

ROADSIDE “BLOOPERS”

Road sign: “DONT’T DRINK AND DRIVE” – Caption under picture: “Don’t drink and make road signs.” Bus sign: “DO NOT OPEN…GLASS WILL BRAKE” – Caption under picture: “If the bus brakes, the glass brakes as well.” Road sign: “BLIND DRIVERS … Continue reading

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Definition of “Anxiety”…

“My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter.” ( ~ Thomas Helm )

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HUGE Grammatical Errors (#2 of Many to Follow)

“Please don’t pick these area for our commercial production. Thank you for your couperation… [Huh?] This Restroom is equipted with a diaper changing station. FRESH CRAP $8.99/LB. DO NOT KNOCK THE DOOR ! ! ! ! SOMETIMES YOUR THE DOG, … Continue reading

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HUGE Grammatical ERRORS (#1 of Many to Follow)

“Cheap Bargin’s for All You’re Need’s. Business.s Open As Usual. Their All for Sell. Road Closed Ahead on Sided Road. All Alone You Protect the Forest Fire. Public Speaking Cancled. Cheesecake Make People Happy. Stollen dog! Please help! This door … Continue reading

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( ~ Timeless Reminders )

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe … Continue reading

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“The best day of your life…

…is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours — it is an amazing journey — and you alone are … Continue reading

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The first 70 years…

“Laugh like you’re 10. Party like you’re 20. Travel like you’re 30. Think like you’re 40. Advise like you’re 50. Care like you’re 60. Love like you’re 70.” ( ~ Nekter Juice Bar )

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The Joy of Reading

“That moment when you finish a book, look around, and realize that everyone is just carrying on with their lives as though you didn’t just experience emotional trauma at the hands of a paperback.” ( ~ Smoky Mountain Christian )

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( ~ George Carlin )

“Trying to be happy by accumulating possessions is like trying to [eliminate] hunger by taping sandwiches all over your body.”

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The Wisdom of ( ~ Annetta Powell )

“Don’t worry about those who talk behind your back; they’re behind you for a reason.” “Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.” “People who judge you by your past don’t belong in your present.”

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