Over the weekend, our news outlet ran a post entitled “The Decline Of Western Civilization As We Know It: Orangeburg, SC Bojangles Edition.”
The post got a lot of traffic, and has prompted some submissions from our non-grammatically challenged readers.
One such submission? A sign for “Miss Delivered Mail” at the U.S. Post Office in rural St. Matthews, South Carolina.
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To be fair, “misdelivered” is not the easiest word to get right. Seriously, to hyphenate? Or not to hyphenate?
We actually had to look that one up … (you don’t hyphenate, by the way).
But “Miss Delivered?” Two words? Score yet another one for South Carolina’s worst-in-the-nation government-run schools, people.
Our source for the photograph chose to remain anonymous, citing the Latin phrase esse quam videri – “to be, rather than to seem.” Or perhaps they meant esse non videri, “to be, not to seem.”
Either way, pretty cool …
As noted in our last post, in general relativity the “event horizon” is a boundary in spacetime beyond which an object is unable to escape the gravitational pull of a larger object (or a black hole). It is, literally, the “point of no return.”
As the United States continues clumsily navigating a steepening downslope on the wrong side of history, where is our nation’s event horizon?
Check your rearview mirrors people … while you await your “Miss Delivered Mail.”
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