Fresh Horizons: August typo of the month plus a deer-skull bonus

I drive past this sign every day. The “thru” is irritating but the larger problem with the current promotional slogan is a commonly confused term — an everyday error — that the discerning writer avoids.

Every day is an adverb. Everyday is an adjective. Learn it. Know it. Write it right each and every day.

Let’s use the adjective correctly in a sentence that paraphrases the 1968 pop song hit recorded by Glen Campbell:

A late-night run to Arby’s is not the dream of the everyday housewife.

Here’s the original from the “Wichita Lineman” album:

This month’s bonus isn’t a typo, just an entertaining writing prompt discovered along US-Highway 41 between Hancock and Calumet in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Deer skull soup, anyone?

Brain games: Do you call the listed phone number for the real scoop on skull boiling or let imagination reign?

Brain games: Do you call the listed phone number for the real scoop on skull boiling or let imagination reign?

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