First, have you ever tried to comment on an article on the website of the New York Daily News? You have to register first, and to register you need to answer a number of questions. The questionnaire tells you that those marked “Required” must be answered. There are several categories of questions. The last category is denominated: Optional Questions (“Required”).
Then, there is the ticket that we got at the Atlas Theater for last weekend’s Winard Harper concert. The following legend was clearly printed on the ticket: Store in a dark, cool place. Exposure to heat or sunlight will cause the ticket to turn black.
I kid you not.
Finally, not quite three cheers for the Verizon Yellow Pages. On their truck is painted a very clever logo: Our business is looking up. (OK, so a demolition company can say ‘our business is booming’, etc. I know). But they follow it with the following semi-idiocy: Verizon Yellow Pages are the official yellow pages of the Washington Redskins.