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Adventures in Eastern European Candy Punctuation

Photo: courtesy The Food Chain

We could easily direct our excitement about the Ukranian Village location of Nuts 2 „U” (2130 W. Chicago Ave), the Buffalo Grove-based Eastern European candy emporium, on the crazy Cyrillic-labeled brightly colored confections and the “literally tons” of bulk sweets and dried fruits. Instead, we are focusing our glee on the marvelous punctuation: it’s not every day that you run into a double baseline quote mark flanking a homophonized character all contained within what is basically a giant pun. Made our freaking day. [Reader]

Adventures in Eastern European Candy Punctuation