I'll let submitter Brendan explain why this one might be acceptable:
shoulder on this bridge, Mile 49 of Delaware Route 1 in Frederica, is
only about 2 feet wide and the posted speed limit is 55 MPH. If I had to
walk across this bridge, I would shuffle - no quotes about it.
Julian and Nina spotted this on a NYC street vendor, and I think given the context and the price, "designer" jewelry is exactly what this vendor has. Keep on keeping on with those quotation marks, buddy.
EDITED: a reader made me the excellent stamp of approval I have now applied to this image. Thanks, friend!
Ok, I know some of you believe that putting a slogan in quotation marks is perfectly acceptable. I maintain that it is not, strictly speaking, NECESSARY. In this case, I had to post this because it's the most gloriously un-debateable slogan I've ever seen. Paralegal is, indeed, "a career in law." Thanks Jessie.
You know, usually in menus there seems some kind of logic to the words in quotation marks. In this case, I have no idea what "EDGE" they are referring to, or if "you" could actually do it. Thanks Alice.
Please send your submissions via email to bethanykeeley (at) gmail.com. I look at them all, but it might take a while to get to yours -- sorry! I love you all, but I only have so much energy in a day.
If you want your picture to make the blog DO NOT @tweet them, or leave them in a comment. I need them all in the same place. Make sure your emails are easily distinguishable from spam or viruses (I use gmail web interface, so images get previews).
I don't usually post the following: newspaper headlines, personal email, craigslist postings, unprofessional websites. I also tend to not crosspost things from other blogs, since I have so much unique material waiting for me to get to it.
Things I see a lot: silica gel "do not eat"; hair dryer labels; inside the bus "do not drill"; Wal-mart sign about IDs; coffee machine with "2" cup sizes; employees must "wash hands"; that failblog post.