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  • Bort

    Perfect timing, when you’re climbing…

  • textdoc

    LOL! Great typo and headline!

  • Justin

    Just another reminder of the general level of “fail” of DC government, from its procurement through construction and Project management rigor.

    I will give them the benefit of the doubt and say it was nothing more that a printing error by the overpriced CBE that got the job, but this got by two people at DDOT. One was the inspector during installation and the second was his boss.

    Just embarrassing…

  • Tim

    This is hilarious. Face-palming in its incompetence, but still hilarious.

  • Irving Streete

    As long as it’s been relabeled a “boasthouse,” I’d just like to point out that my crew, which rows out of it, performed brilliant for the size of our clubs at the Masters National’s last August (including multiple medals for moi) and that our women’s 8 just took fourth in their even at the Head of the Charles — pretty amazing considering the quality of the competition in that race.
    .
    Fingers crossed that we can live up to the sign next year.
    .
    (Sorry, couldn’t help myself)

    • AnonJohn

      Awesome! 🙂

    • textdoc

      A bit different than what we usually think of as a crew in D.C. 😉

    • JustAnotherGuy

      I’d tell you not to boast, but it sounds like you were in the right place for it.

  • AngryParakeet

    A few years back a big new “MAIN AVENUE” sign was installed at that 14th street exit. It lasted a week or so…

  • Signage Sucks

    As someone who is currently dealing with signage on a large 2 million square foot construction project – this stuff happens. On our project all the documentation spells the word correctly, but it was still printed incorrectly and subsequently installed. The installers don’t necessarily know that the sign shouldn’t say “Boasthouse” and are trying to check this sign off their list as being installed. It’ll potentially be caught in punchlist, but will take awhile for the sign to be replaced. Perhaps DC just figured we’d prefer to have a sign rather than no sign and roll with the punches on the spelling.

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