Monday, February 16, 2009

Say What?

Criggo is a website that specializes in finding print media mess-ups; some appear to be intentional, some accidental, and some from an unfamiliarity with the English Language.
I think someone tried a little too hard to be clear and explicit and clear. Adjust your watches accordingly.
This has got to be satire, right? Right?
I can't actually make out the body text of this, but I don't really know what to think. The Wright brothers must be so disappointed.


Tillerman said...

The last one is only funny if the reader thinks that the American Civil War is the only Civil War there ever was. There have been many civil wars in other countries since planes were invented.

Dean Wormer said...

That's why the confederacy lost. The North maintained air superiority.

Sounds like Harry Turtledove to me.

Lockwood said...

Tillerman- good point; I was, in fact, trying to figure out how this could possibly make sense, and I think your explanation is a plausible one.

Dean- that and the threat of nukes.