Mighty Red Pen

January 24, 2008

Best, bester, bestest!

Filed under: Overseen — mighty red pen @ 6:40 pm
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Hat tip to Z, who found this little tidbit parked in front of a college in Minnesota:


I guess Bestest Movers was already taken.



  1. I think it might be missing a few punctuation marks. The Best, er, “movers.”

    Comment by Elisabeth — January 25, 2008 @ 1:01 pm | Reply

  2. Oh, Elisabeth, you beat me to it!

    But I think it’s kind of cute.

    Maybe I’ll move to the Land O’Lakes and open a business called “The Besterest Movers Of All”

    Comment by TootsNYC — January 25, 2008 @ 1:07 pm | Reply

  3. A Google search reveals a moving company called Bester Brothers in the Minnesota area. This is clearly just a sign with a play on their name. Sheesh….

    Comment by gadfly — January 29, 2008 @ 5:11 pm | Reply

  4. Not exactly. I believe it’s actually one of their moving vans . . .

    Comment by mightyredpen — January 29, 2008 @ 8:13 pm | Reply

  5. Right, MRP, that’s what I was trying to say. It’s their sign, on their van, making a play on their name.

    Comment by gadfly — January 30, 2008 @ 10:41 am | Reply

  6. Ohhhh . . . I get it now (thanks for sticking with me there, Gadfly) but I’d still have to say that the execution of this marketing idea isn’t the, um, bestest.

    Comment by mightyredpen — January 30, 2008 @ 12:56 pm | Reply

  7. Say, MRP, it’s funny how words in text can lose something. Reading back, I see you may have been humorously taking the literal meaning of my use of “sign” to point out that it wasn’t a sign, it was a van. Ha! Now I get it! So what do you call the writing on a vehicle? I hate the word “signage.” In this case, is it a “rolling blunder”?

    Comment by gadfly — January 30, 2008 @ 3:16 pm | Reply

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