Tuesday, June 7, 2011

And it looks like you failed, too

I'd like to thank the reader who sent in this picture. She says the cake was at a "School's Out/Birthday" party she took her kids to today.

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25 comments:

Packer said...

Further out than anyone could have figured.

And that is why I became a baker instead of an English Teacher.

lbparker said...

Spelling, schmelling; who needs it!

I wonder if that's why the person who decorated the cake is in the grocery's bakery department instead of working in an office?

Anonymous said...

Has she sent this to Cake Wrecks yet?

Anonymous said...

Perhaps, maybe, school shouldn't be out?

PA Honeybee said...

At least it looks pretty unlike many on Cake Wrecks! Although, if I had ordered this and saw the spelling, I would have had them re-do it. I wouldn't have left the store/bakery with that misspelling.

The Mother said...

I doubt that cake-icers have extensive educations. Otherwise more cakes would have calculus equations (like the one my son made for his end of year celebration).

Haven said...

So, probably not a future med student, eh?

Anonymous said...

Perhapsh sheesh been at the cooking brandy...?

Anonymous said...

It's contagious!

http://www.staradvertiser.com/columnists/20110518_Island_Images.html

Scroll about halfway down and look for the SUV.

Jess said...

I'm sure it still tasted good.

LippsService said...

I'm dyslexic and it took me awhile to figure out why this was wrong. My brain flipped it to be right for once!

Old MD Girl said...

Funny, I thought the cake was for a person named Sh-cool who was just released from prison.

Cindy said...

"Now take a good look, children;here's your final lesson of the school year. If you don't do well in school, you might end up making minimum wage decorating cakes (badly) at the grocery store!"

Kim said...

I've ordered cakes from grocery stores before. If YOU spell what you want on the cake wrong, they will ask you if you are sure that's what you want. If you do, that's what they put on the cake. So it is possible that whomever ordered the cake was the person responsible for the misspelling.

Cake decorating, when done well, does take skill. I wouldn't have the patience to do it.

Anonymous said...

alice cooper is proud.

ERP said...

Maybe they meant "Schul" and screwed it up.

Andrew_M_Garland said...

We are too used to easily correcting mistakes on computers.

In the olden-times of typewriters, whiteout corrections were acceptable, even if ugly.

On a cake, leaving the mistake is better than any other action. And, it was probably a hit at the party.

Lois said...

Unfortunate mistake, but quickly erased, by eating it.

Anonymous said...

My parents used to play a board game called Bonanza, which name was written across the middle of the board. When the original board wore out, they arranged with a local Italian carpenter to reproduce the board in wood and paint. They got back a Bonzana board. It was such a hit that all the neighbors ordered the same board, misspelling and all. Thereafter you were invited to play Bonzana. Maybe all future end-of-year parties will now order Shcool's Out cakes?

Anonymous said...

Was it ever in?

The Observer said...

No spell checker on that icing thingy that bakers use...

Anonymous said...

Shcool's out for the smumer.

Anonymous said...

Ah, but was it an artisanal cake ?

C said...

cake white out?

Shalom said...

You sure that wasn't deliberately misspelled, as a joke?

(Not to mention, if that's what was written on the order slip, that's what goes on the cake, storefront sign, newspaper ad, et cetera. The saying was "Follow the copy, even out the window."

 
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