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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Criminal Sentence 453: Cut/Sever That Out!

From something I am editing:

"Enter your sever credentials."

I used to edit a lot of end-user computer books, and I trained myself to look for these two misspellings, which would creep in past Spell Checker:

"Manger" for "Manager"


"Sever" for "Server"

And don't get me started on "Pubic" for "Public"!

Just for fun, let's put them all together: pubic sever manger!


Anonymous said...

I read your blog every day. And very often I come across your play with 'pubic'. I don't know if you are so obsessed with it that you cannot resist cashing in on any opportunity to use it!

The Sentence Sleuth said...

I guess I'm pubic-ly obsessed!