no smoking

Grammar Bust: Seaport Signage

Posted October 8, 2009 at 6:30 am

Dear South Street Seaport Mall (Pier 17), The phrase no smoking does not require quotation marks in this context.  We suggest replacing the sign before the grammar police arrive, subjecting yourself to further humiliation.  That is all. Yours Truly, Bowery Boogie P.S. For further reading, you should consult the book Eats, Shoot, and Leaves by […]