One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Was the poor publisher supposed to pay top dollar for a team of world-class typesetters and proofreaders and then sell the thing for next to nothing?’
- ‘Despite our unflagging efforts, aided by outside proofreaders, typos still crop up from time to time.’
- ‘Typos appear in virtually every book, and it's up to the proofreaders and typesetters to root them out.’
- ‘If this is to be done, at a minimum, a typesetter and proofreader should be employed to improve the look of the book and avoid the annoying level of basic errors in the text.’
- ‘Even when authors carefully check their work, and editors edit it and proofreaders proofread it, things go wrong.’
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