Archive for Errors

Game typo

Ars Technica reports: “A years-old, one-letter typo led to Aliens: Colonial Marines‘ weird AI.” I mention this for a couple of reasons: I’m amused that a typo can make such a big difference. Another reason the world needs editors! Or at least proofreaders. Or at least code that doesn’t necessarily silently discard unfamiliar words. (In […]


I was momentarily very confused by this phrase in a news article: Google also just launchedits own audiobook service In particular, I wondered what launch edits were. Eventually I figured out there was a space missing after the d, and that phrase was meant to be launched its.

old win

Just encountered an amusing typo in a news article: “old win in new bottles.” I suppose the opposite of that is old fail in new bottles....


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