Tuesday, 8 July 2008

"Didn't You Notice?" - Jennyanykind, 1998

I just found this note posted by the front door of our Oxford office building...

Do you suppose the writer even noticed the humor here?



At 08 July, 2008 12:04 , Anonymous Noz said...

Due to?
I'm never sure about this - should it be "owing to" or "because of"? or indeed, it might be correct!

I can never figure it out :)

It's due to/owing to/bacuse of my lack of grammatical education :)

At 08 July, 2008 12:44 , Blogger Janet said...

Noz, in the States we would generally say "because of" or "as the/a result of". The other two choices sound awkward to my ears...but so do quite a few expressions over here! ;)


At 08 July, 2008 13:18 , Blogger Gnightgirl said...

Ha! Pretty bad when the medical center closes because everyone's sick...doesn't give you a lot of faith in their services, does it?

At 09 July, 2008 09:06 , Blogger Janet said...


You thought exactly the same thing I did. Funny, isn't it?



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