Saturday, 8 March 2014

Amphiboly 3

Mary Anning


This is a wartime example of amphiboly: SAVE SOAP AND WASTE PAPER.

Mary Anning, fossil woman (Natural History Museum)

Beware flowering bulbs! (Horniman Museum)

TOILET ONLY FOR DISABLED ELDERLY PREGNANT CHILDREN

Mini Man Sized Tissues

Women Behind Bars with Trevor Macdonald

Refuse to be put in the skip.

Nothing cleans better than Lava soap.

Raymond Talis reviews Oliver Sacks on drugs

SLOW pedestrians

duck down (duvets)

No room safe. (Ie no safe in hotel rooms)

Giant Titanic posters on sale

Empty when full (New Scientist)

Vintage knitting patterns to try and enjoy

Ask a child solicitor (Google ad)

Roadside sign in Wales:
COAL EATING
POTATOES

Apparently the Lord Chancellor no longer sits on the woolsack stuffed with wool, but:

The sounds of the Sun, Jupiter and Voyager leaving the heliosphere Sky at Night 9 March 10pm BBC4 (@liminallondoner)

He joined the National Youth Theatre at the age of 13 where he remained for eight years.

He climbed to the top of the hill and watched the horses pass though a telescope.

“Dragon” academy teaches teenagers who quit school to become tycoons (Observer headline, May 10 09)

A Russian Impressionist oil on board young children being attended by nurses in a cream and gilt frame

Insert finger under flap and move from side to side.

I was listening to the news this morning when I heard a report of a university department using satellites to look for woodpeckers from outer space.

Mystery of pre-historic whale graveyard solved by toxic algae (The Week)

More here, and links to the rest.

2 comments:

  1. Never knew the name of this particular trope, which we do see often. Will start writing them down to contribute next time you feature them.

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