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MISTAKE MONDAY for January 27: 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 you’ll catch this one pretty easily. Having trouble? Read it out loud.

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

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

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

If you sometimes make mistakes, as I do, I hope you feel a bit better once you realize that a big organization that employs proofreaders also makes mistakes.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for November 25: 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 laugh when I caught it.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for October 28: 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 stump you.

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

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

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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 19: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

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

Thank you, John, for sharing this one with me. I confess that I couldn’t spot the error at first. Sigh. That’s why I try to keep improving my proofreading skills.

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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 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 mistake is too common.

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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 29: 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.