Re: Typo of the week

Subject: Re: Typo of the week
From: "S Ryan" <sryan -at- sryan -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 13:22:37 -0700

OK. I copyedit the world, too. But my favourites are the malaprops I hear
all the time.

When my husband and I were renting a U-Haul truck, we were advised to get
the insurance, or we would be "100% reliable."

As if that was all it took.

One product manager I worked with explained, "The impetuous for this

S Ryan
Writer & Editor

"Niente senza gioia"

sryan -at- sryan -dot- com

-----Original Message-----
From: skwpt <skwpt -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Saturday, September 29, 2001 7:25 AM
Subject: Re: Typo of the week

>Leslie's "doe snot" (which made me laugh so hard I
>ended up in a coughing fit) beats mine. I wrote the
>word, clearance, as clearacne!
>Thank you all for sharing these delightful nuggets and
>for providing a mirthful end to a horrible week (20%
>layoffs and lost my wonderful boss.)


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