April 6, 2012

SandBoxBlogs: Colorado Springs Independent "Stranger than fiction "

Orthographic outrage:
"When some parents objected to a school menu in Methuen, Mass., that offered "KKK Chicken Tenders," the Methuen Public School's Nutrition Department said "KKK" stood for "Crispy, Crunchy Chicken," with the C's swapped for K's. Informed that "KKK" was offensive, a department official said the menu wouldn't be reprinted, but the entry was changed on the school's website to "Krispy, Krunchy Chicken." A parent who'd complained, complained again, saying, "If they're teaching our kids to spell correctly, it should be 'CCC.'" (Boston's WCVB-TV)"
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