I Love Typos

Typos – I love them. They make me laugh mostly, but sometimes I just say OMGOSH! I can’t believe it was missed and made it into print, especially on a professional sign or on a building marquee. There are some funny word mistakes too that have made me laugh, including … My first biggest “oops” was in a mutual fund report, and spellcheck would not have caught it. I missed the word “committed,” which was supposed to be “committee.” At my old gym, a sign in the bathroom said: Socks are provided for your continence. Too bad I didn't take a picture of that one. And a colleague sent me a note about “incontinent” data. (Yes, I saved it for future chuckles.) Because of my love for the English langua

Ampersands, Pizza, and Books!

Last week I was fortunate to be in New York for some journalism leadership training, and no matter where I go my editor hat is always on. When I go out to eat, I can’t help but look for a menu typo before ordering (haha). Found two on this menu. Can you find them? And what a delight to find two awesome places a few blocks from each other: Strand Book Store and &Pizza!! Strand Book Store has more than 2.5 million used, new, and rare books, and an incredible selection of postcards, mugs, book bags, pins, fun socks, and more. I highly recommend reserving a couple of hours to visit! &Pizza features creative and tasty pies made by friendly staff who wear bandannas with ampersands. An ampersand fo