[Ads-l] Grammatical error in the New Yorker

Tim Stewart timoteostewart1977 at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 10 10:45:29 EST 2016


Has anybody ever done a typology of ways errors appear in print? Recent
additions to such a typology would include autocorrect fails, speech to
text fails, and (my favorite) copy-and-paste fails. When I saw "published"
for "publish" my first thought was the writer reshaping the paragraph via
copy and paste and forgetting to update the form of "publish".


On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 9:26 AM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> Homey don't play that!
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> On Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 9:09 AM, W Brewer <brewerwa at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > WB:  Canada beckons. Straight no'th. May have to speak French. Au revoir.
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