Raymond misreads flyers: A Taste of WWL

Raymond Chen

There were flyers in our building inviting people to attend a food event called A Taste of WWL.

The letters WWL stand for Windows and Windows Live, but the font they chose for the sign was confusing to me. The capital L looked like a capital I, and I misread the poster as an invitation to attend A Taste of WWI.

And then I thought, “Who the heck thought World War I was a fun event we’d want to re-experience?”

One of my colleagues, who also misread the poster, had a much more succinct response: “Mmmm… mustard gas…”