Ever notice hand-written signs with letters in all-caps, except for the letter L? It looks like an uppercase i ...
WHY DO PEOPlE WRITE lIKE THIS?
Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Even the HOMElESS
It seems that no social class is immune to the lowercase L syndrome. I have now witnessed shopkeepers, homeowners, and HOMElESS alike, all exhibiting this bizarre penmanship trait. Presumably having caught the author red handed with his own lowercase L signage, this would have been a great opportunity to ask some questions and learn more about the mind of a lowercase L'er. But I chickened out, not wanting to disturb this Vietnam vet on 36th St. and Broadway in Manhattan. I think it was his little illustration of a machine gun that made me clam up.
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The machine gun!
lAUGHING OUT lOUD!
No, no, see, he is a Viet-Nam vet! Totally different place. I wonder where that conflict took place? I would chicken out too, he doesn't look entirly stable. he might hop out of that wheelchair and bite someone.
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