Mighty Red Pen

July 2, 2008

The wheelz on the bus

Filed under: Mad marketing,Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 7:21 pm
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Helen’s Dad writes, “Not sure of MRP’s policy on not-so-trendy, alternative spellings, but would you draw the line when it comes to a school bus?”

MRP is not so much a big fan of the krazy spellings (there’s a bakery in the area called Keltic Krust, which I find annoying) and I think Helen’s Dad might have a good point about the whole schoolbus thing. What do others think?



  1. I’m four crazy spelling in skool. Education is overr8ed.

    Comment by Frank Drone — July 2, 2008 @ 10:57 pm | Reply

  2. Oh my, yes, this IS obnoxious. What’s next? “KIDZ BU$”? It’s the same reason I find the “z” in “Bratz” so odious. I wish people would stop thinking zany spellings and silly fonts (I’m looking at you, Comic Sans) are clever ways to drum up kids’ interest. Kids are not idiots.

    Comment by Editrix — July 3, 2008 @ 9:39 am | Reply

  3. It has been 20 years that the keltic krust has had that name.

    Comment by Elladog — February 22, 2009 @ 7:15 pm | Reply

    • Is that all? Seems like so much longer the name has bugged me.

      Comment by mighty red pen — February 23, 2009 @ 8:10 pm | Reply

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