There are two ways to communicate this message with more clarity.
- Punctuation: “COMPETE” IT’S IN OUR NATURE.
- More letters: COMPETITIVENESS IS IN OUR NATURE.
There are many folks who bother not with the grammatical uncomfortableness of the sign, and instead prefer to shine a light on the Canucks performance. The subtext of the sign says “We try really hard” instead of “We win a lot.” Either way, the reaction of fans and non-fans alike, is most entertaining.
I’ve collected a few other grammar fails for you to enjoy:
As in “Would you take this away, please?”
As long as it costs less than $50 to get my car back – or maybe they’ll tow me to a destination of my choosing.
This wins the award for “Most Specialized Bathroom” ever.
Translation: “Pump is are not taking debit card is. Please fill up gas, and pay in the side with you are debit card. Or you can use as credit at pump. Thank you.”