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Missing Letters

By posted at 2:00 pm on November 3, 2015 1

Nick Stockton wonders why writers are such bad proofreaders of their own work. He argues that it is hard to catch typos because our brains arrive at meaning faster by taking shortcuts. Also enjoy this skit of Strunk & White in conversation with the grammar police.

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One Response to “Missing Letters”

  1. Tom B.
    at 9:05 pm on November 3, 2015

    Sure; the author know what it’s SUPPOSED to say, and that’s what he or she sees on the page.

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