||[Jan. 29th, 2012|06:34 pm]
International Bon Vivant and Raconteur
Proofreading fails aren't limited only to menus, signs, awnings, and cheap ads for local businesses in pennysavers. Sometimes they show up in the presumably vetted (but obviously not) text of glossy entertainment magazines with circulation numbers in the millions. And so I give you yet another example of why proofreading is important, this time culled from the pages of the February 3/10, 2012 issue of Entertainment Weekly:
Really, EW? Number six on the Fiction Top 10 Hardcover Best-Sellers list is The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Next? Not that I blame you for the mistake. I mean, why would you know the proper title? It's only been on the list for 80 goddamn weeks.
Come on, people, let's try to get our acts together and hire some proofreaders, hmmmm?