RE: Typo vigilante

Subject: RE: Typo vigilante
From: "Brian Henderson" <brian-henderson -at- cox -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 15:57:58 -0800

Let this be a lesson to you...

Typo vigilantes answer to letter of the law:

-----Original Message----- From: Chris Morton

> *Santa Clause will be here on (dates).*
> I informed both the manager and the cashier about
> the error, boldly taking out my pen and scratching
> out the trailing 'e' on one of the posters. How would
> you have reacted?

Differently, but that's just because I have manners.

Telling the manager about the misspelling was appropriate, I guess, since she may have been able to do something about it. I can't
see any good reason, though, for telling the cashier, unless you just needed for her to know that you have no life.

Gleefully vandalizing the poster... Wow, I don't even know what to say to that.

When I see spelling and grammar errors, I try to imagine that they've been made by someone I care about, and then I react as I would
to that person. I like doing it that way because no one is publicly embarrassed, no one's property gets defaced, and I don't end up
looking like an asshole.



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