Seen on a work stroll from car to the Central branch of the Onondaga County Public Library on South Salina Street in downtown Syracuse was a sign on top of an otherwise nondescript general merchandise store.
This, my friends, is a sign of our times.
No run-of-the-mill 5 and 10 store this, those of you who remember the days when these type of places were named after merchandise you could buy for a nickel and a dime.
No, this Central Variety is …
Caught it yet?
No Bar. No Gin. Bargains? perhaps.
Don’t know. I did not poke my head inside. I had someplace to be. No time to see what a Bargin Center sells. Dictionaries, I doubt.
If you’ve noticed a misspelled sign, please share. Do you think this sign is on-purpose, or a mistake? Do you think the owner or anybody else but me cares one way or the other?