MISTAKE MONDAY for September 27: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Oops! Someone didn’t run a spell checker. 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 May 31: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? The company got this wrong in one place, but not the other. 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 April 26: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? I’m surprised that this item came from a highly respected national newspaper. (Thanks, John Lowell, for sending this one to me!) 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 November 30: 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 to catch. The problem leaped out at me. Oh well, if you ever get the chance to take this workshop with Maureen Stanton, she does a nice job. I’m looking forward to reading her memoir.

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

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

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. If the writer used a proofreader, they should have caught this obvious error.
I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

MISTAKE MONDAY for September 30: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

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

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

 

MISTAKE MONDAY for August 26: 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 may leap out at you.

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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 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.

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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.

 

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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.