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Concrete Marks The Mission

January 1, 2009

Contractor #1: “Crap, we’re out of N’s.”

Contractor #2: “Use half a W.”

Contractor #1: “I *already* used the W for the M.”

Contractor #2: “Crap. Do we have any Z’s we can rotate?”

Contractor #1: “No — they’re with the crew on Cesar Chavez.”

Contractor #2: “Crap crap CRAP. Hey, I know! We just finished Valencia — use that V, and then use another upside-down V!”

Contractor #1: “Dude, you are a genius.”

(10 minutes later…) Contractor 2: “Dude, are you dyslexic?”

Contractor #1: “Looks kind of cool, actually — italexic!”

Meanwhile, further down Mission…


5 Comments leave one →
  1. January 4, 2009 11:19 am

    I’ve also wondered why MUNI announces the stop as “Embarcadera”.

  2. Janet C permalink
    January 4, 2009 4:01 pm

    I’ve seen those misprints in concrete many places. Outside my house, Powhattan is stamped Powhatton.

    I wonder if there’s some organized conspiracy since it seems, well, common.

  3. January 12, 2009 5:09 pm

    You’ve seen that one at 23rd and Shotwell (I think) that says “23th,” right?

  4. burritojustice permalink*
    January 12, 2009 11:42 pm

    Wow, that takes it to an entirely new level. It’s almost philosophical.


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