Mighty Red Pen

February 13, 2011

Be the change

Filed under: Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 5:51 pm
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I’m sure it’s not the kind of change Gandhi (see this post from Language Log about misspelling the name) had in mind.

But somewhere, a proofreader failed to make the changes we wish to see in the world.

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3 Comments »

  1. Not mention letting the capitalized “the”s slip through!

    Comment by Suzanne — February 14, 2011 @ 3:20 pm | Reply

  2. They could make the argument that, since it’s a Romanization anyway, there is no single correct spelling in the Latin alphabet.

    That’s a supremely dumb argument, but it could be made.

    Comment by Chris Barts — February 15, 2011 @ 12:43 am | Reply

  3. Change we need. Gandhi would maybe agree with Obama out here….? :)

    Comment by BlueJay — May 20, 2011 @ 5:36 am | Reply


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