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Multiple Typos in Book About Editing!!!!

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1rebeccanyc
Jul 31, 2007, 9:41am

I have just started The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself (it doesn't touchstone) by Susan Bell. Although I have only reached page 72, I have found three egregious typos: "traditon" for "tradition," "tick" for "tic" (spelled correctly a few pages later), and "infommercial" for "infomercial." Hmmm.

2drbubbles
Jul 31, 2007, 9:44am

Bwahahahahahaha! Oh, I wish I had something clever to say, but I don't. The best I can do is, "maybe it's textbook and workbook in one."

As an aside, the subtitle sounds vaguely dirty.

3lilithcat
Jul 31, 2007, 10:27am

Oh, that's sad. Perhaps she didn't edit herself and relied on someone else.

I'd demand my money back!

4mamajoan
Jul 31, 2007, 10:33am

I would send it back to the publisher and demand a refund!