Typo in a Dictionary

It appears that use of copyeditors has hit an all-time low. Not usefulness—the exponential volume of digital content produced daily proportionally increases the demand for editing professionals. But, those roles aren’t being filled. I knew this the moment I noticed that the dictionary is failing to follow industry-standard procedures. 

Yes. The dictionary.

A quote showing an example of Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day in action has a typo:

Typo in a Dictionary's Word of the Day example sentence.

How was this missed? My guess is that it was never checked by an editor.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s