Category Archives: Danger

Getting Paid For It

Exclamation Mark

Ah, the exclamation point!¬†Admittedly not the most versatile of all punctuation, but the exuberant little fellow has its time and place, and is certainly beloved by AvoidThisJob. Let’s have a brief refresher, shall we? Things Exclamation Points Suggest Innocent enthusiasm! … Continue reading

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Notable Quotables

Using Quotation Marks for Emphasis

Dear Everyone, Who told you you could use quotation marks for emphasis? No, seriously, this is not a rhetorical question: WHO WAS IT, and how did this nightmare begin? Who or what is responsible, so that we might blame and/or … Continue reading

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I Will Always Love You-ou-ou-ou-ooooo! Oou.

The Bodyguard

At first glance, it would appear we can break this ad down, as per usual, focusing on each little piece of crazy as it comes, like so: Red Flag #1: SO specific. SO weird. SO racist. Who knew a list … Continue reading

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You, Sir, Are No Gentleman

Buffy Gentlemen

It sure seems like the word “gentleman” is getting thrown around a lot these days. Originally used to describe landed men of impeccable breeding, background and manners, it morphed slowly into a description of any considerate, kind, male-gendered person. To … Continue reading

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A Job To Die For

Liz Lemon Book

This is one of those rare ads where the misspellings are so egregious, the grammar so profoundly disturbed, the typos so prevalent, it feels almost like art. Things Smart People Avoid: Rabid animals Trader Joe’s parking lots Pyramid schemes The … Continue reading

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