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“Don’t arrive eerie” and other freaky ad typos

Ad typos happen to the best of us, and while it is embarrassing, it is also hilarious!

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What is the most embarrassing typo you have ever made? Mine was when I signed an email with: “Best retards, Gwen.” I can guarantee that some of these bloopers found in the MLS are on someone’s “My Biggest Blooper List.” Keep proof-reading and spell-checking, my friends, or you may be guilty of hilarious gaffes like the following:


“Escape the nose” (The reason the children of Barbara Streisand and Elliott Gould left home.)

“Please don’t arrive eerie” (This is Hollywood- that ship has sailed.)

“2 acre poverty in Bel Air” (Poverty in Bel Air means someone’s Bentley was repossessed.)

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“Horse wine country” (I hear 2013 was a very good year for Mane Merlot and Clydesdale Cabernet.)

“Many secret trails” ( Job description on Edward Snowden’s canceled passport.)


“Do not use batrooms” (Can I at least get a ride in the Bat Mobile?)

“Tee roses” (These must be a good source of pollen for birdies.)

“Glowing rooms” (Newsflash: Your house is on fire.)

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“Large oat trees” (For large Quakers, I presume?)

“In food zone” (That explains the drive-through window in your kitchen.)


“Rubs are negotiable” (…Unlike your bail bond.)

“Consult our extroverts” (I assume you’re referring to the guys with the party hats?)

“New gavel in driveway” (Dead judge on curb.)

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“Best Realator in town”  (Worst spell-ator in the business.)

“Sooting  palette” (Reason # 1 to stop licking ash trays.)


“Remove shoes, trees are dropping” (So are my boobs, but they seldom get caught in my shoelaces.)

That’s it for this week, folks. Remember: spell well and sell.

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  1. Tinu

    August 1, 2013 at 2:04 pm


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