Mighty Red Pen

September 29, 2007

Are you scoholarly?

Filed under: Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 1:18 pm

Thanks to SteamedPenguin, who alerted me to this story about a community in Florida where the word school was misspelled scohol in the roadway. As our friends at SPOGG say, “Let’s just say this is part of the ‘no childrens left behind’ initiative.”


Reminded me of the ad on tv where they meant to write Chiefs in the endzone but instead wrote Chefs.

According to the article, it was being fixed yesterday. And then the people who did this will be staying after scohol.



  1. That’s the bet story I’ve heard all day.

    Comment by david — September 29, 2007 @ 6:20 pm | Reply

  2. Does “scohol” rhyme with “alcohol”? It looks like it should. (And I bet the folks who painted “scohol” on the street had a little too much to drink beforehand…)

    That is a FANTASTIC picture!!!

    Comment by The Grammarphile — October 1, 2007 @ 11:26 am | Reply

  3. […] Weston, Fla., as seen on CNN. Why this kind of thing seems prevalent in Florida (remember scohol?), I’m not exactly […]

    Pingback by Too cool for shcool « Mighty Red Pen — January 30, 2008 @ 5:56 pm | Reply

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: