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There were so many bloopers on the MLS and in local ads this week that smoke signals would have been decidedly clearer. It seems a lot of people simply cannot spell in our native tongue. Thanks to Jane Peters for her great contribution from Trulia. Check out these bloopers, and then you tell me what language these people are speaking: Lapping It Up “Awe-inspiting views” (Enticing...if you’re sitting in a dental chair.) “Look websight for time” (One look says you're out of time, pal.) “EZ access-God direct” (Then text Him and ask Him where He mislaid your spelling gene.) “Leave cad” (Too late – I divorced him.) “Nice bird (16 comments)
Okay, all you blogging animals - isn't anyone out there as exhausted from all the blogging "how-to's and must-do's" as I? I have become a bleary-eyed recluse. My computer should be buying me dinner, as it gets more action in one day than I have had in a decade. I have blood-shot eyes and a back porch spread that makes my jeans scream in protest. My fingers are cramped and my shoulders have given way to a permanent slump. If I could turn my stiff neck, I'd probably be greeted by a dowager's hump named Gertrude. I have to ask (118 comments)
I had a lot of laughs this week, friends – and most were unintentional. Perhaps the summer sun is causing lethargy. That’s the only excuse I could come up with to explain some of these moronic meanderings. Thanks to Allyson Hoffman for her great contributions from Chicago. Bumps and Dumps “Nice wart bar” (Frog Inspection highly recommended) “Cards for dump included” (Wouldn’t toilet tissue be less irritating?) “No lame offers accepted” (...Straight from the Lame Agent Rule Book…) “Designd with Fang shui” (From the Caravan Guide For Listings That Bite) “Pool to dye for!” (Are you selling a house or Loreal?) Who Could (26 comments)
Hollywood Bowl or Bust! - 07/09/11 08:54 PM
Several clients have called today to wish me a great evening at the Hollywood Bowl. It's West Side Story night, and I am truly looking forward to a great event as we: "celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic film - winner of ten Academy Awards, including Best Picture - as we present a world-premiere event. The LA Phil plays Leonard Bernstein's electrifying orchestral score and memorable songs with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim live, while the newly re-mastered film is shown in glorious high definition on the Bowl's big screen with the original vocals and dialog intact. This classic romantic tragedy, one (11 comments)
We may have just taken a holiday, but there certainly was no holiday from real estate bloopers on the MLS, as well as on the web and in local ads. Georgina Hunter from beautiful Maui found a lovely blooper this week involving valves, AR's Bruce Walter sent some great gaffes from Indiana, and Fred Glick from Philadelphia is back with Fred's Follies: Stupid Real Estate Questions From the Web. Wende Schoof from San Francisco and Jane Peters from Los Angeles also found some doozies. Please enjoy: Pardon me? "Send beds to listing agent" (Why bother - you're already asleep on the job.) "Tediously (55 comments)
There must be a run on caskets this week, because a lot of listings were dead upon arrival. Thanks to Jane Peters of L.A. and Wendy Schoof of San Francisco for helping me comb the MLS for these beauties: Who Could Resist? "Famished apt available" (Flummoxed agent soon to be available, too.) "Views of sweating palms" (Oh...I just thought your hand was in front of your face because you're hideous.) "Buyers will be enameled" (Hence my fear of clowns and kilns.) "Coffin & tea served" (Offered by those homicidal broads at Arsenic and Old Lace Realty. Their motto: "We make killer deals!") "Lots of closeted" (Really? (87 comments)
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