PHOTO: Road Worker Gets School Crossing Spelling Wrong


Aug. 11 2010, Published 12:00 p.m. ET

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Looks like someone's getting detention!

A road contractor in North Carolina was recently hired to paint the word "school" near a high school traffic zone but made the ultimate typo after misspelling the word across a freshly paved stretch of road.

The traffic area in question read "shcool" as a result.

The contractor, who works for a company called Traffic Markings, has already corrected the misspelling, the local Fox affiliate reports.

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According to the station, this isn't the first mishap on record. In 2009, a Miami-area road crew also misspelled the word "school" and in 2007, the same thing happened in Kalamazoo, Michigan.



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