From New York, original humor writing & commentary by Brian Sack. Subject to all the flexible quality standards of internet self-publishing.


Grammar Cop: TGFI

Complaint: Misdemeanor typographical error, possibly attributed to dyslexia. Engraving said error and mounting such to door of Polish consulate in New York.
Defendant: The entire country of Poland.
Report: Officer was tempted to let Poland off with a warning but then realized New York was flat broke and figured if we’re going to milk New Yorkers for cash there’s no reason not to pick on foreigners as well. Pszepraszamy.
Fine: 140 Zloty.


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