typos

Ours Is a Mongrel Language

Mark Twain, America’s foremost humorist, used to rail about grammar and spelling: …simplified spelling is all right, but, like chastity, you can carry it too far. - The Alphabet and Simplified Spelling speech, December 9, 1907 Twain argued that American English is a mongrel language: “I don’t see any use in having a uniform...

DesignBiz: How to Proofread Like a Pro

No one likes a typo. Especially your client clicking through the website you just pushed live. When it’s the 14th time we’ve made revisions on the 128-page magazine and you need to get the files off to the printer, it’s inevitable that a typesetting error or grammatical mistake is still lurking somewhere in the...