My grandson was in a wrestling tournament this weekend and his dad posted the bracket and this little error caught my eye.
This was on the packaging of a recent purchase. I even did a Google search to make sure it wasn’t a new word, but the definition I found said: “Separate is often misspelled as seperate, a word that has no meaning and is simply a misspelling.”
My daughter sent this to me from a CVS ad. I think they may be trying for a play on words, but I don’t think that works either. At least I’m giving them the benefit of the doubt that someone there didn’t just make a really dumb mistake.
I took this picture on a recent trip to Jerome. It is correctly spelled “Saguaro.”
I couldn’t resist this Black Friday advice. Seriously! They can spell “inconvenience” correctly, but can’t spell “exact”?
So many errors in one word, but suffice it to say that Proof That blog and I wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving.
A friend sent this to me. I’m sure they meant check-OUT privileges, but that’s not what it says.
This was in a recent local bar publication. You can see that the headline is wrong because it is right in the first paragraph. This just shows the importance of reading headings as well as the language of your document.
I realize news stations are always wanting to be the first ones out with the headlines, but do they honestly think that being the first one out with a headline with typos makes them look good? This was in my important news alerts this past week:
A one-sentence email that is this full of errors really concerns me. Merriam-Webster defines “last minute” as “the moment just before some climactic, decisive, or disastrous event.” I’m not sure how you could have an “extremely last minute” if last minute means “the moment just before.” Not even counting the other spelling errors in this email. Take time to slow down and actually read what you’re putting out there for all the world to see.