Dubai: A proofreader’s paradise

While I was in London the newspapers had a design facelift but the content hasn’t improved.

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Answers:

Sentences should start with a capital letter, shouldn’t they?

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I’m pretty sure it should be ‘she loses her weight’.

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The UK isn’t perfect either! ‘Bring them with you’…

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Here are a couple of other things I’ve noticed in the last couple of weeks.

The crossword usually has ‘Cryptic’ clues and ‘Quick’ clues, but on Friday they printed:

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Oops!

At the supermarket: I’m pretty sure they mean ‘Chocolate bars’, but they could just as well mean ‘bar of chocolates’? I doubt it though.

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Did you know that the English translation of the French word tampon is inking pad or rubber stamp? Now, that’s unfortunate.

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To see more mistakes, click here.

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