An ad I saw on TV last night for a local auto repair shop reminded me of a pet peeve. What’s WITH businesses touting things like, “we offer over 82 years combined experience!”? C’mon, what does that mean? What, they have fourteen people who have worked in their field for five years each, and maybe one who’s been there twelve?
It means nothing, people! “Our planet’s inhabitants offer xxx years combined experience!” And we’ve learned….what?