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Blackduck Wed 16-Sep-09 16:50:03

Not once, but twice in the same article in The Gruniad today....ahhh and they were quotes....don't they employ proofreaders, or do they rely too much on spellcheck!

Pyrocanthus Wed 16-Sep-09 21:32:52

From The Guardian Book of English Language (an abridged version of their style guide), under spellchecker: 'If you use one, read through your work afterwards'.

Katisha Wed 16-Sep-09 21:35:24

I saw "raised to the ground" in a broadsheet recently. Can't remember which one...

Pyrocanthus Wed 16-Sep-09 21:39:37

Look over here

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