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Personal logo ochoin Supporting Member of TMP27 Nov 2014 2:40 p.m. PST

This raised a smile or two:

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GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member27 Nov 2014 3:16 p.m. PST

The number of times I've seen some of those 'typos' on TMP…

Is it really a typo to use loose instead of lose? Or rights instead of rites? These are just the result bad grammar.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian27 Nov 2014 3:18 p.m. PST

There was an ad in a wargaming magazine years ago for a wrestling game, with the tagline: "Greeks need not apply!"

(They meant geeks, of course.)

GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member27 Nov 2014 4:14 p.m. PST

Of course, result bad grammar instead of result of bad grammar does constitute – well, perhaps not a typo, just poor proofreading before I post.

Note I resisted the urge to merely edit the original.

Doug em4miniatures Inactive Member28 Nov 2014 7:48 a.m. PST

Some wonderful examples of dreadful proof-reading in Kindle books…

Doug

freewargamesrules28 Nov 2014 11:58 a.m. PST

And we won't go down the route of English and American spelling….its Armour!

Jemima Fawr Inactive Member23 Dec 2014 8:19 p.m. PST

Is that when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie?

Last Hussar13 Mar 2015 12:08 p.m. PST

No -

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Jemima Fawr Inactive Member16 Mar 2015 1:12 p.m. PST

Ah yes, that a Moray!

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