Bungling workmen misspell 'Olny' on road markings in Notts

Bungling workmen made a spelling mistake on road markings in Nottinghamshire '“ when they wrote the world OLNY by mistake.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 6th July 2018, 2:09 pm
Updated Monday, 16th July 2018, 4:49 pm
The misspelled road marking.
The misspelled road marking.

The road marking which was painted on Kirk Gate, Newark, was supposed to say the word 'Only'.

The work had been carried out ahead of judging for East Midlands in Bloom yesterday.

Nottinghamshire County Council have expressed their disappointment at the gaff and have asked the sub-contractor to fix it.

The misspelled road marking.

Internet users have been reacting to the spelling mistake with their own innovative ways.

David Cooper wrote on Facebook: “It don’t matter cos, It’s coming hmoe.”

Another Facebook user, Ian Hobby said: “Only in Newrak.”

Another posted: “No spellchecker on a paint brush.”

Nottinghamshire County Council has asked the sub-contractor to fix the mistake