Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Why newspapers need copy editors

Brian C. sent this along, noting the error in the lead, which says many people "staid" put during a storm. Perhaps they were staid, but in this case, they should have "stayed" put.

2 comments:

andygirl said...

This takes me back to childhood, when my dad had me scour the newspapers with him, searching for errors. *sigh* Thanks, Dad!

Kiersten White said...

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