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It should read that she doesn't believe in Fods.
Maybe the paper doesn't believe in proof readers!
Proofreaders went extinct many years ago. Subs carry sole responsibility. Some are barely literate. Even The Australian is full of errors.
There but for the frace of Fod ...Surely the spellchecker would have picked it up? Or the spellchecker did pick it up and someone said 'Pshaw! I know the name of our PM."
hehehehe ... sorry .. I can't help laughing :DToo Food!jj
I know. The Media just keep on giving!
Spellchecker? Too slow and clumsy in many instances. Even worse were/are grammar checkers. But use of both safeguards would pick up the numerous incorrect homonyms (created, it seems, often by voice recognition copytaking systems).
Hmmm, does this have any connection with filleting? Of miners? Or was it reciprocal?
Tony, grammar checkers are the work of the devil! I will have no truck with them.I didn't even think that they might use voice recognition systems. That's an interesting snippet of info. My favourite stuff up was in the West Australian (but may have not originated there). Someone confused Madame de Pompadour with Madame Pompidou. Hilarity ensued.
Sherryl, I think someone gucked up!
How about this unintentionally revealing bit from -- I am not making this up -- The Australian Men's Shed Association:"John is also the Chair of the Mt Druitt Shed project that aims mainly at Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander men." ========================== Detectives Beyond Borders"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home" http://www.detectivesbeyondborders.blogspot.com/
Oh, deary me!And in a nice bit of linkage, one of the patrons of the AMSA is the PM's partner.
"===The digital penetration situation is very different here, where less than half of us are wired.===from: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/opinion/first-the-porn-then-the-culture/story-e6frg6zo-1225889713603How did the editors leave that line in!?"from techtalk
I wouldn't be at all surprised if that was deliberate!Mind you, John Howard used a very similar phrase in front of the Canberra press pack, IIRC. I'm pretty sure that wasn't intentional.
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