Don’t publish what these companies did! It shows you’re rushing and/or not paying attention, which is not something you want your customers to think! Let me help you ensure clean copy.
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!):
On a local restaurant’s receipt:
The Cheesecake Factory ad
Someone didn’t learn the “i before e except after c” rule:
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:
- “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”)
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.”