This product will haunt your lips forever. As seen in an advertisement for lip butter: “Supernatural” is a word, which is why software probably didn’t pick it up. Be careful with your spelling!
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by Anita Stratos, Proof Positive Editor Did you trip over the title of this post? Did you have to read it twice? If so, that’s because both phrases, “superfluous verbiage” and “unnecessary words”, mean the same thing, but your mind was … Continue reading
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Some of you will recognize the title quote, “Do you pop out at parties?”, from the classic TV show I Love Lucy. But to many others, it sounds like a terrible wardrobe malfunction. And that’s why it was a terrible advertising … Continue reading
Check out this Seinfeld DVD cover which has a major proofreading mistake: Do you see the extra “s” on the word “Season”? How could they miss that? Many people may have checked this cover before it was published, but it … Continue reading