Category Archives: Shameful Sunday

A weekly example of cringeworthy writing. Usually my own. Please feel free to share examples of your own shame, or found shame, in the comments.

Shameful Sunday: Internet drama, I <3 you

By now, is everyone familiar with Andrew Moskowitz? Rumor has it, that he said this: I’m starting to wonder if perhaps the whole thing wasn’t fake. Not Franchesca’s blog post, but the Andrew Moskowitz person. Anyway, so on her blog, … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday, Internet edition

While wasting time online, I found some things that perplexed me. This was from the website of jeweler Mignon Faget. I don’t understand why the sale price is so much more than the regular price. This was from wikihow.com. Ok, … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday: a Halloween costume

As I said earlier, on Halloween we went to my kid’s school’s Halloween parade and saw all the kids in their costumes and it was adorable. But of course, there was one costume that was not so adorable. My kid … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday

Check out this advertisement found by Raunak. The irony is delicious. I Cannot “Toletare” a bad job.

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Shameful sunday

OMG, I can’t believe I wrote this. A friend of mine is editing my novel, and she has found some truly hilarious typos. But none of them compare to the one I just found myself. So I have been in … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday: analogies

Again, I’m so sorry I never got a picture of this. It was at BWI Airport for the longest time, but I never took a picture. I think it was an ad for a computer. I’ve forgotten the brand, which … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday

In a bit of a departure from what I had originally planned for my Shameful Sundays, this week’s example is not bad writing. Though I saw a bit of bad writing that I want to share with you. In my … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday

Forgive the bad picture. I took it quickly with my cell phone from inside my car. I didn’t want anyone to catch me taking picture of cars because that could be interpreted as kinda creepy. I blurred out the telephone … Continue reading

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Shameful Sunday: my misplaced modifer

So this is a line from my novel that contains a pretty amusing (I think) error: I was a wuss about strange dogs off leashes and drunk. I think this is called a misplaced modifier. I meant to say my … Continue reading

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