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Three words to ALWAYS triple-check for spelling (spellcheck won't help):

public

count

shirt

5 comments:

  1. Been there, done that. Reminds me of a classic Larry David show where Larry's responsible for writing an in-law's obituary and "beloved aunt" became "beloved *unt." Hey, shirt happens.

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  2. Last month, in my humble sports section, we ran a headline about a player being 'greyshited' in 30 pt. Fun times.
    -Jas

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  3. I don't usually write about public shirt counts. Aren't there actuarial tables for that sort of thin?

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  4. I believe the times when people thought I meant to say count they were wrong. I got it right the first time

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  5. I would add one to the list -- deck. Particularly when you're writing a real estate classified ad.

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