Dubai: A proofreader’s paradise

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m a stickler for spelling and grammar. Over the last few weeks I’ve been entertaining myself by spotting spelling mistakes in the local newspapers, magazines, menus. (By the way, I do have other more ‘normal’ hobbies, too.) Mistakes in menus are particularly funny, as you’ll see below.

So, can you spot the mistakes? Answers are below.

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Answers:

This one is pretty obvious.

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Not a spelling mistake, really – but a quarter of a decade is just two and a half years. Don’t they mean ‘quarter of a century‘? Oops!

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Seriously, how hard can it be? The product is right next to the text. No excuses for this one:

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Yes, three daughters, not three daughter:

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Would you like bums with your Eggs Benedict??

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I feel like walking around Dubai with a red marker and correcting all these mistakes!

To see more mistakes, click here.

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One thought on “Dubai: A proofreader’s paradise

  1. LagosMum says:

    Bums? BUMS? HAHAHAHA!

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