Good thing the station isn’t on Gough St.


There’s KPIX’s Roberta Gonzalez forecasting a “trof” (sic) of low pressure on this evening’s six o’clock news. Watch it yourself on their site.

4 Comments so far

  1. cd (cndn) on August 8th, 2008 @ 1:16 pm

    It must happen so often NOAA has it in their glossary:

    I can’t figure out if it’s common like "nite" or just a screw up.

    I hate "nite" though, so I’m with you on spelling things correctly.

  2. Mark Pritchard (markpritchard) on August 8th, 2008 @ 1:44 pm

    My lord, it never occurred to me that it might be in common use, even as an abbreviation. Meet you over on Gof Street.

  3. cd (cndn) on August 8th, 2008 @ 2:50 pm

    Think of the grateful tourists if we resigned some streets with translations-for-the-out-of-towners below the real name.

  4. Mark Pritchard (markpritchard) on August 8th, 2008 @ 3:08 pm

    Come to think of it, we do just that in Chinatown and Japantown, where street signs have an added small placard spelling out the street name phonetically.

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