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Speaking of the upcoming Copy Edit the World assignment … here’s an example of the kind of trouble you can get into if you don’t proofread carefully. And here’s another example.

I sure wouldn’t want to be the person who let these errors slip by. Goodbye job, hello unemployment!


Typo time

To get you started on the Copy Edit the World assignment, I like to send a few typos your way.

Here are the rules: the first person to identify and correct the typo (use the “comments” link at the bottom of this post), gets two points extra credit. One typo per person, please.

Here are two gems, both pretty blatant errors.  One, I am sorry to say, appeared on the doors of Dwight Bentel Hall last fall.

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