Why to Publish With Caution

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Don’t publish what these companies did! Let me help you remain looking professional with clean copy.

 


AmericanGirl.com

It looks like American Girl’s copy people were in a big hurry to update pages (they didn’t even spell their company name correctly!):

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Dining Receipt

On a local restaurant’s receipt:

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The Cheesecake Factory ad

Someone didn’t learn the “i before e except after c” rule:

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Maidenform.com 

While doing some online shopping the other day, I found multiple errors on just a small section of text within Maidenform.com. Here is a link to the actual page, and below are the changes that are needed:

The Issues

  • “Everyday” is one word only when used as an adjective.
  • There must be a comma before “providing” since that end phrase is a nonessential clause.
  • “Prefect” has letters transposed (kind of ironic considering the misspelled word is “perfect”)

BedBathandBeyond.com 

As I was looking into vacuums, I couldn’t help but notice errors (noted in red) on the Bed Bath & Beyond website. It always amazes me how often people confuse “lose” and “loose.”

BBB vac mistake

 

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