Typos that make complete sense

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  1. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Recently, Maplerock posted this word as a typo: fisqusligication (instead of "disqualification.").

    I just thought this was about the best mis-type I had ever seen, and really, had been on that back end of fisqusligication several times over the years.

    Some of you may have missed that post where this word was coined and I just wanted everyone to know about this new great word.

    Got any others?
     
  2. Dixieland

    Dixieland Member

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    We have a weekly article in our newspaper about applying to college and proofreading was the subject today so this is great timing. The writer mentioned an applicant had said she was a "candy stripper" at the local hospital when she actually meant "candy striper." :biglaugh: Proofread, proofread, proofread.
     
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  3. raimius

    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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  4. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    I only had to get to the second one, Raimius: the second book of the Bible: Guinesses
     
  5. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator

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    You're right. Spellcheck won't catch that one!
     

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