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EVEN MORE GOOFS AND GAFFES

I miss the days when newspapers and other media wouldn’t publish a story until it had been edited and edited again. Sadly, expediency has supplanted accuracy, and shrinking budgets have eliminated the copy editors who dispatched typos and other errors from their writers’ dispatches. These days, the only thing protecting writers from themselves is their […]

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PROOFREADING: DON’T NEGLECT THE OBVIOUS

Mistakes can be funny. They can be embarrassing. And when they’re in your marketing communications materials, they can also be costly or even dangerous. That’s why proofreading is so important. My experience has taught me that there is a certain kind of error that proofreaders miss more often than any other kind … and it’s […]

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