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We are beans (for grammar nerds only)

I don't know how I didn't notice this before on the side of my favorite takeout cup of coffee:

Made with 100% arabica beans and always served within 20 minutes of brewing, we guarantee a great tasting cup of coffee.

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nodressrehersal
Aug. 17th, 2012 05:28 pm (UTC)
Comma usage can be tricky business; if only they'd gone with my beloved semi-colon.
patrick_vecchio
Aug. 17th, 2012 05:34 pm (UTC)
I go into full Beavis and Butt-head mode and always refer to the semicolon as part of the digestive tract. Heh heh-heh. Cool!

minnesattva
Aug. 17th, 2012 07:08 pm (UTC)
Oh god, the dangling modifier! It hurts!
patrick_vecchio
Aug. 17th, 2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
With a snarky chortle, the cup begged for a blog post to be written about it.
shesingsnow
Aug. 18th, 2012 02:21 am (UTC)
*chuckling* ah, that was great...
patrick_vecchio
Aug. 18th, 2012 03:55 am (UTC)
Any day I make someone laugh is a day well spent.
(Anonymous)
Aug. 21st, 2012 04:34 pm (UTC)
You can do a lot with "served" as well.
patrick_vecchio
Aug. 21st, 2012 08:51 pm (UTC)
I was chortling at your reply and channeling Ed McMahon.
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