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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 May 25: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. Oh my, I don’t know how this mistake happened.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for April 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 had to read this a couple times before I spotted the reason why I selected this item for Mistake Monday.

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for March 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 Dorain DorianI think you’ll quickly notice the problem.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

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

Spellchecking wouldn’t catch this error.

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

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?

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.