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#1 Hum

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 14:32

Spelling error catching drivers' eyes

WGAL - Lancaster/Harrisburg

 

A PennDOT road sign on Rt. 222 in Lancaster County has drivers talking. News 8 has more on the mistake that caught everyone's eye. :huh:
 

http://screen.yahoo....-234954363.html

 

 

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#2 spudtrooper

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 14:44

I used to live up there, my old friends are posting pics of this everywhere.. pretty hilarious.



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 14:48

spoiler for those that don't know.. (I was included in this group)

It should be EphRAta  not EphARta



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 15:01

^ EphARta may get more visitors. :laugh:



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 15:44

I had to double check that wasn't my picture they used haha. I stopped to take one the other day.

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 15:54

why am I not getting it, someone fill me in!

 

 

But this is Pa... we also have a "Negro Mountain"



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 16:38

^ Strictly speaking, negro is really the color black.

 

The mountain name does not refer to race.



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 18:47

^ Strictly speaking, negro is really the color black.

 

The mountain name does not refer to race.

tell that to the people currently "outraged" by it



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Posted 03 July 2013 - 21:34

Hey, my ex-fiance lives there!