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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 October 26: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. Oh, how could The Wall Street Journal miss this? Does the newspaper not employ proofreaders?

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

MISTAKE MONDAY for September 28: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. You might not catch this mistake with a quick read. Try reading it again.

 

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MISTAKE MONDAY for August 31: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I wonder if anybody proofread this one.

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

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

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. Don’t feel bad if you don’t identify it immediately. I had to check my notes to catch this one, even though I’d spotted right away when I made this screenshot months ago.

 

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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 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.