Mighty Red Pen

September 16, 2008

The best candidate for the job?

Filed under: Uncategorized — mighty red pen @ 7:55 pm
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MRP received this mailing from the campaign of Kelly Timilty, who is running for re-election to the Governor’s Council here in Massachusetts.

Here’s the typo that caught my eye. Compare:

Not just any typo. A typo in the candidate’s name.

I think you can see why it would be hard to vote for such a candidate.

Bonus MRP moment: Be sure to check out The Editor’s Desk, for “anyone who loves words and the news,” and also welcome to new kid on the block, Wordsplosion (a nod to SteamedPenguin for that tip).


1 Comment »

  1. “Timilty” means public service.

    But “Timitly” will rule with an iron fist!

    Comment by helen's dad — September 17, 2008 @ 5:56 pm | Reply

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