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It never ceases to amaze me how little proofreading goes on at major media outlets.  I can't remember the last time I went a full day without seeing a mistake.  Check out the sentence below from an article on both the Houston Chronicle's website and the Boston Herald's website:

"U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned that U.S. bombing in southern Somalia could escalate hostilities and harm civilians who are reported to have been killed in the airstrike, a spokeswoman said Tuesday."


Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:56 PM all the other stuff | Back to top

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