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    Wanted: Proofreader

    Blessed be the Lord my rock who trains my hands for war and my fingers for battle. Psalm 144:1

    Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Eye just sue spellcheck. It seams to work fin. No misspelled worms for me
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    I'm a professional proofreader. As the above post makes clear in a humorous way, those who rely on spellcheck will still have errors in their copy. Human intelligence is still the way to go.

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    Spellcheck would have caught that one though. And they weren't satisfied to mess up once. I can see it 7 times on just the part of the screen I can see not counting the BIG one.
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    LOL you're right George, I didn't even see the fine print.
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    Todday - tommorrow - what's the difference
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    Maybe it was supposed to say, "New jobs for Tom Morrow."
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    That's not a misspelled word - it's a Liberal spelling.
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    I'd agree with the "liberal spelling" comment, except that when I first read it, I thought she had hired Dan Quayle as her advisor....
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    Shoudldn't be "proooofreader"?
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    Hey. 75% of the words are correct. That's a banner day in Government. They should be celebrating big time.
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    Nothing on Snopes about it, I'm going to have good dreams about it being true tonight.
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    Funy how the werd tommorrow is spielled uncorrectley.
    Thats probablly why they requeier proofreadding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 4my son View Post
    Nothing on Snopes about it, I'm going to have good dreams about it being true tonight.
    It's true. It's from a Fox News story.

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,277039,00.html
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    On Dan Quayle's mess up, don't forget that he read the incorrect spelling from the book provided by the people in charge of the spelling bee. The word potato was incorrect in the book. They probably had the same proofreader Hillary had. And of course the MSM never told you that it was Quayle who misspelled it.
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