This morning, I was reading a news article online, when I noticed that the writer had missed a very big error: the exact same sentence was written in the story twice. As I continued reading, I came across a few other sentences that had typos as well—missing words, grammatical errors, misspellings, you name it. By the time I got halfway through the article, I had grown so annoyed that I quit reading it and thought, “How did nobody catch this?”
Then, as I thought about it for another minute, I realized just how often I had been seeing these major typos lately. And it’s not just one newspaper or website—I’ve noticed it happening more frequently in a number of publications.
Personally, I am a big stickler when it comes to grammar and attention to detail in my writing, so I initially dismissed my frustration as me being…
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