The Accidental Discovery Of Upper Case Schwa

Snorkel Chute Curbside Mailbox

I think that guy in the background is a spy (Image by Smithsonian Institution via Flickr)

On Friday, I swung through the lot of the local post office to drop something in the mail. That’s the sort of extravagant thing I do. I will spend forty-four cents to have someone bring something to someone else. I think the recipients are impressed by the gesture.

As I was driving out from making my grand gesture, I passed a white pick up truck. The owner had put lettering across the front to spell out the word MOVE in upper case letters. The word was spelled backward so as to be easily readable in the rear view mirror of cars in front of the truck. Read the rest of this entry »