A casualty of war and poor subediting August 25, 2010Posted by Olivia McDowell in Spellcheck, The News.
Tags: Headlines, News, online news, Proofreading, smh, sydney morning herald, Typo
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How to compound the tragedy of a sad-news story: Lesson #1.
Leave a typographical error in the homepage headline.
(Today’s lesson was brought to you by The Sydney Morning Herald.)
Not dead, just dead busy August 24, 2010Posted by Olivia McDowell in Etcetera, Laughing, Spellcheck, Words.
Tags: cartoon, Cyanide and Happiness, Proofreading, work
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Fear not, interweblings! I have not been busy writing suicide notes, incorrectly or otherwise. Granted, I’ve not been busy writing blog posts either. I have, however, been busy proofreading (hurrah!), and it would seem the busyness of this business has rendered me a useless blogger. I can live with it if you can.