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MISTAKE MONDAY for November 12: 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 mistake that spell-checking software should catch.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for November 5: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

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

This should have been easy for spell-checking software.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 29: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I think this one should be easy to catch.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 22: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

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

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 15: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. Reading this out loud may help you spot the problems.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 8: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I frequently see this problem in The Boston Globe.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 1: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. This example from The Wall Street Journal proves that even organizations with proofreaders make mistakes.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for September 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 didn’t proofread this. I think my “read out loud” method would have caught this error.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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