MCom 100w

Writing Workshop

Typo time

This is my favorite recent Copy Edit the World example, found in my local daily newspaper.

typo 1

Can you spot the error in these two? They’re a little less obvious. Leave your suggested corrections in the comment section of this blog post. Each correct answer is worth 2 points extra credit to the first people who get them right. (One per person, please.)

typo 2  typo3


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7 thoughts on “Typo time

  1. “Western” shouldn’t be capitalized and there is too many spaces in between
    “For centuries, the”

  2. oops it commented from my other account! “eathealthyandbehappy” is annamcom100w

  3. The photo caption “Dummy text goes here. Dummy text goes here…” should be replaced with an actual caption.

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