Proofreading 101: The “Mined” Chicken Incident
Here’s a fun little typo from a restaurant menu – it insinuates that the chicken was actually mined, the way diamonds or gold would be.
Funny, I always thought that chickens were farmed, not mined! 😉 That proofreading error – “mined” instead of “minced” – flashed this image in my mind:
Another case where a detached second-party proofreader would have caught and eliminated the error!