Sunday, February 1, 2009

Puzzling Tackiness

Alas, the Destroying Angel of Taste has struck my own LCMS church in the city of St. Louis. Here's what our lighted sign now says:


Speaking of puzzles... It took me a few beats to figure out what this slogan was supposed to mean. The relevant meaning of the word "cross" wasn't the first or even the second meaning that came to mind; I mean, consider the context - outside a church! When you parse the sentence on a literal level, it doesn't quite make sense anyway. Crosswords aren't in puzzles; they are puzzles. Oh, well. To err is human, to be tacky is Lutheran!

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