Needed: Restaurant Sign Spell Check

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"Mixcan" must have been the way Davy Crockett said it as Santa Ana's armies were bearing down on the Alamo.


Menu misspellings are common enough; indeed Fork in the Road did a catalog of them last year. But you see misspelled signs, too, on restaurants and vending carts. Here are some of our favorites, encountered over the last couple of months.


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You've heard of that ancient East European standard "Lazania," right?


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I'm truly flattered, but don't you mean "Loyal"?


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"Gude" must be much better than just "Good."


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OK, maybe this misspelling is intentional, but we're sending the spell-checkers anyway!


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I'm going to order this, but ask them to hold the "Leather Jacket."


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Maybe this sign on a gelato cart in Queens deserves an award for best phonetic spellings.



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