Certainly not spelling city are we?

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10 Responses to Certainly not spelling city are we?

  1. Tim Beadle says:

    You’re labouring under the impression that they tried to spell “developments”; in fact it’s a Freudian neologism: “de-velo-ments” – n. plural. Acts of bicycle removal…

  2. chris hutt says:

    Tim, there’s also “administator”.

  3. chris hutt says:

    “Ad-mini-stator” = to install Minis?

  4. woodsy says:

    Hi BB

    I’m afraid with this post you’ve broken the unwritten rule: any criticism of someone else’s spelling or grammar must contain at least one mistake. 😉

  5. Anon says:

    Yet more evidence that they could not run a whelk stall, never mind a Council

  6. mark says:

    There’s a good one at the end of Stapleton road as it crosses the ring road:


    Good ol’ BCC!

  7. chris hutt says:

    Another one on the Floating Harbour display panel by the SS Great Britain, referring to one of Brunel’s other great ships, the “Great Easter”.

  8. St Nic says:

    well we may not be spelling city but we are clearly pedantville – get a lif

  9. Hi. Not sure what this is about but I’m actually the Mayor SpellingCity.com.

    I’ve spent some time over in the UK and even Bristol. Even some a week in Hillhead (very small town) a year or so back.

    I thought your spelling over there was fine. Colourful. And theaterical. lol.

    Stop by: Spellingcity.com
    We even have a resource on UK vs US spelling.

  10. Tim M. says:

    So, err, they have a Cycling City ‘division’ now? What do these people do all day, I wonder?

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