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Genius kindle misprints

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notnowImreading Sat 03-Nov-12 12:34:23

It looks as though kindle texts are uploaded by being scanned because there are often lookalike errors in the text such as 'the' being replaced by 'die'.

My new all-time favourite is from A S Byatt's Possession - in one of the passionate love letters from Christabel (Victorian lady poet, very proud and wary of love, just after kissing Randolph for the first time) it should say 'I cannot let you burn me up' but the kindle version says 'I cannot let you bum me up.'

This has made me very happy. Has anyone else found any accidental goodies?

Handsfulloffun Sat 03-Nov-12 12:37:30

grin bum me up.

No I haven't found any yet sad

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Sat 03-Nov-12 12:44:20

In one of the books, the young protagonist, overcome by emotion, "laid his head upon his arse and sobbed"

notnowImreading Sat 03-Nov-12 12:47:49

grin what was that meant to be? Arms?

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Sat 03-Nov-12 13:36:35

Oops - misquote!

I'll try again...

"laid his head upon his anus and sobbed"

notnowImreading Sat 03-Nov-12 15:49:28

Oh, that's even better. grin

JiltedJohnsJulie Sat 03-Nov-12 20:56:28


TheDoctrineOfSnatch Fri 09-Nov-12 13:00:53

Ah yes I have seen these scanning errors but can't remember any right now.

What a lively mental picture of the sobbing man!

SuffolkNWhat Fri 09-Nov-12 13:01:55

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

mogandme Tue 13-Nov-12 21:06:03

Those misprints just made me laugh out loud and startle the cat!

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