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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Criminal Sentence 435: Huh?

Over the weekend, I watched "Crash" on iTunes (good movie!). Each section of the movie had a subtitle. One was this:

"A really good cload"

At first I jumped at the opportunity to learn a new word, but when it wasn't in the dictionary, I said, "Oh! I should have known. A typo!"

They meant "cloak."

The "K" isn't anywhere near the "D," so I don't know how they made this error!


Anna said...

I think they made this mistake because both 'd' and 'k' are typed with the middle finger in typewriting -'d' with the left and 'k' with the right

The Sentence Sleuth said...

That sounds reasonable!

Westley said...

A similar typo is when you type 'kiss' when you meant 'kill'! :-)