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

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

If I were the person who proofread or paid for the publication of this item, I would not feel “relaxed, grounded and rejuvenated” after reading it on Mistake Monday.

MM Janaury January

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

NOTE: As of September, Mistake Monday will only be published once a month, on the last Monday of the month (for example, Monday, Sept. 30). I hope that you’ll continue to test your proofreading skills on Mistake Mondays.

MISTAKE MONDAY for July 22: 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 one obvious mistakes, plus some other weaknesses.

 

MM logisics logistics

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

Hint: spell-checking software won’t catch this mistake. Try my “read out loud” technique to find the mistake.

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

 

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

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

This mistake made me chuckle.

MM holesome wholesome

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

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

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. No, this is not an April Fool’s joke.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for February 11: 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 won’t catch this problem. I don’t know that reading it out loud will help much either.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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!

MM vitual virtual

 

 

 

 

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.

MM Gauranteed Guaranteed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.