Dumbing Down of America
May 10, 2012 9 Comments
I stole the picture below from the Mad Jewess, the point she was making is the horrendous English in this sign. I quite agree but, there is more here.
Picture stolen from the http://themadjewess.com/
From her article this is from Chicago, which matters little. But really bothers me is that a franchisee of a major restaurant chain would employ a store manager so lacking in management skill as to run out of hamburger. Obviously, I don’t know the hourly sales of this store but given general knowledge I would suspect that it is in the thousands per day. A Burger King franchise is not cheap either, and they enforce their quality standards, although apparently not in speaking English and inventory management.
Personally, if I had a store whose sole purpose was to sell hamburgers and my job depended on it, I would be pretty darned careful not to run out of hamburger. So, if I was this franchisee I’d be looking for a new store manager (preferably one who can spell).
- Wendy’s takes crown from Burger King (business.financialpost.com)
- Burger King’s unappetizing IPO (theglobeandmail.com)
- Burger King’s new menu _ a lot like McDonald’s (news.yahoo.com)