Category: Typos

What’s with all the typos?

October 21, 2014 by in category Proofreading, Typos

Ever wondered why your work is littered with typos despite careful attention? “The reason typos get through isn’t because we’re stupid or careless, it’s because what we’re doing is actually very smart”, explains psychologist Tom Stafford, who studies typos of the University of Sheffield in the UK. “When you’re writing, you’re trying to convey meaning. […]

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Intercontinental luggage tag

September 21, 2014 by in category Typos
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  Can you spot the error?  

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When is a typo (typographical error) more than a typo? A selection of the costliest typos in history

March 27, 2013 by in category Sign Language, Typos

We’ve all  been there haven’t we? An urgent piece of work needs to be signed off before going to the printers. It gets reviewed by whoever is available at the time. However, due to time constraints and lack of resource, we rarely dedicate enough time to proofread items before printing.  Low and behold, the item […]

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