Mighty Red Pen

January 12, 2010

And I approve this message

Filed under: Overseen,Spellbound — mighty red pen @ 7:03 pm
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This little tidbit appeared in an ad in support of Martha Coakley, candidate for the open U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts:

Massachusetts may not be able to afford Scott Brown, but proofreading the ad before airing it seems a small price to pay.

See the ad. H/t to JG.

March 6, 2008

What to expect when your expecting

Filed under: Apostrophe catastrophe,Mad marketing — mighty red pen @ 8:05 pm
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Thanks to PG, who spotted this your where it should be you’re in an online ad for Lane Bryant:

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up close:

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MRP’s favorite part of this was noticing that the tagline is trademarked and investigating the possibility that they had trademarked the mistake right along with it.

Phew, they didn’t. You can all breathe easy now.

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