The MTA’s Embarrassing ‘Dealncey’ Spelling Error

Posted January 7, 2021 at 5:07 am

This is a Queens-bound M train, the next stop is learning how to spell. An eagle-eyed observer riding the M train this week noticed that the Delancey Street/Essex Street station was completely misspelled. The embarrassing error – scrolling the onboard announcement display – read as “Dealncey.” How does this slip through? Misspellings of Delancey are […]

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The Moron of 47 Monroe Street

Posted October 10, 2013 at 6:03 am

Ladies and gentlemen, may we present to you the most epically misspelled signage this side of Chinatown.

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No Spell-Check for Stanton Street “School”

Last modified January 24, 2012 at 9:44 am

It’s an embarrassing, albeit hysterical blunder here on the Lower East Side.

Google Maps on Peretz Square

Posted April 15, 2010 at 6:33 am

As it happens, the all-knowing Google, Inc. is not 100% infallible. In doing some research earlier this week, we came across an embarrassing spelling error on a Google Map of the neighborhood.

Corrected Vision

Posted February 23, 2009 at 11:20 am

After three weeks in plain sight, the embarrassing spelling mistake on the gate of the old Triangle Optical building has finally been corrected. More like poorly painted over, considering you can still see the letters beneath the gray splotches. Better than nothing, I guess. Related Reading:How Embarrassing [Bowery Boogie]

How Embarrassing

Posted February 2, 2009 at 10:19 am

Last I checked, that’s not how you spell NEXT; or T-MOBILE for that matter. Maybe the landlords of the old Triangle Optical storefront could benefit from some glasses and a spelling lesson. Let’s see how long before the clandestine spelling patrol fixes the error. Related Reading:Eyes on Delancey [Bowery Boogie]