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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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  11:06 AM

A collection of editorial curiosities I've seen lately around town. (Sorry for the photo quality; I cannot master my phone camera.)

No comment.



Update 13 Nov 2012:: I just noticed also that they misspelled "indulge," heh.

Parking garage. This was a term I hadn't previously seen, although it's an obvious enough one.



Editors sometimes argue about just how flexible the word only is. It's not this flexible.



This sort of thing is of course not hard to find ...



This made me laugh. First, I'm not quite clear on why there's a separate entry for Saturday. And then there's the edit ...

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