Oops – ever wish life had an Undo button?

By March 22, 2010 June 11th, 2019 One Comment

A friend spotted the following story in the news last week:-

I’m always banging on about proofreading and this is a classic example, showing why checking your content before you put it out in the big wide world could be important.

The same friend once sent an email to a hotel she’d booked, asking if they had wi-fi access. The response?

‘We only have wife access in our pubic areas’

Coffee break funnies

Coffee break funnies

Oh dear. She had no idea it was that kind of hotel! Bring in the proofreaders…



One Comment

  • Karen J says:

    Clearly, that ad was only ‘proofread’ by someone with squiggly-red-underline skills ~ far too common an attribute of the modern proofreader!

    {give me an Xacto knife and I’ll make you a pasteup before you can set up your computer program 😉 }

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