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MISTAKE MONDAY for January 21: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. This is another case where reading out loud should make it easy to find the problem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for January 14: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. Spell-checking software should have caught this one.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for January 7: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

Having trouble finding the problem(s)? Try reading this out loud.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for December 31: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

When I was writing this post, I missed the mistake on my first reading. I saw what I expected to see. It’s human nature.

Happy New Year, and thank you for your support of Mistake Monday!

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for December 24: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

Oops! Somebody jumped the gun on a website going live.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for December 17: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

I don’t know why people make this mistake. What are they thinking?

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for December 10: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

I see a couple of problems with this one.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for December 3: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

Please check your spelling.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for November 26: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

Once again, spell-checking software could have saved this writer.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for November 19: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment.

This is an example for which the “read out loud” approach that I describe in “Why I love Adobe Acrobat Pro for proofreading” would help.

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I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.