A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

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Penang sign 2Having a coffee prior to departing from Penang airport, this sign caught my eye. A prescriptivist, I thought, had tripped up.

I’m sure you can see why I thought that.

John Macalister

John Macalister’s research interests include second language reading and writing, issues in language learning and New Zealand English. He teaches courses in language teaching methodology (reading and writing), and curriculum design.

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2 Responses

  1. Cheryl Brown says:

    This image is a little difficult to see and read. ‘Inside food and drinks slow’? Maybe resize it?

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