Thank you, Mrs. Marsteller. You, teacher of secondary level English, have continued to make me aware of grammatical hilarity, even beyond your years as my instructor. For that (and other things) I will be forever indebted.
Last Friday, calling for work, I heard:
Hi, you've reached the voice mail of _____. Your call is important to me, and I'm sorry I was unable to answer. Please be sure to leave me your name and number and I'd be happy to return it. (name? the number? I was laughing so hard I could barely leave a message)
And last month, on the way to the OB office we passed a florist. The sign said this:
THINK SPRING BOKAY $9.95 (are you SERIOUS?!)