Mighty Red Pen

July 31, 2008

Check you typos

Filed under: Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 6:20 pm
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This little tidbit seems like a good example of McKean’s Law: “Any correction of the speech or writing of others will contain at least one grammatical, spelling, or typographical error.”




Brought to you by the Clean Air for Everyone Iowa Citizen Action Network, which, by the way, has possibly the most elaborate acronym MRP has ever seen: CAFE Iowa CAN.

Bonus MRP moment: For more on acronyms (and also, oddly enough, the beers of the DNC) visit our friends at Language is the People’s.



  1. Can’t. Stop. Laughing.

    Comment by Editrix — August 1, 2008 @ 10:41 am | Reply

  2. […] la llei de McKean, una variant de la llei de Muphry (sí, ja ho he escrit bé) que he trobat aquí. En català vindria a dir que, si corregeixes els altres, és segur que llavors […]

    Pingback by Murphy per a correctors « Per a lectura i decoració — August 9, 2008 @ 4:16 am | Reply

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