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?
Monday, March 22, 2010
Sweet MAlYA couldn't believe it when she learned she had been passing by this sign, unnoticed, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan nearly every day of the winter ... while going out with Mr. lowercase L himself (me!) This warning to trucks, advising them to RAISE PlOW, would have been less confusing if the OW — both letters that are the same in both upper and lowercase form — were bottom justified instead of top justified to the lowercase L. That might explain the metal scraping Malya heard out her window all winter long.
Posted by William Levin at 12:01 AM
Location: Upper West Side, USA
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They raised half of the plow!
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