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02/17
2012

Branding Failure by Spelling (4,933 views)

Proper usage of spellchecker apparently is not included in the incredible price of this awesome workshop.

02/16
2012

Application FAIL (3,958 views)

Maybe they should have APPLYD a little more diligence.
Or finished High School.
Or hired a proofreader.

02/15
2012

Sing me up – FAIL (4,307 views)

Why you should always pay someone to proof-read everything. Especially the stuff on your homepage. Or stuff that’s on every single page. Or the widget that tells people to take out their wallet and/or credit card.

08/04
2011

I can has cheezburger (Why we?) (8,399 views)

We received this (unaltered) email this morning. And while we get similar ones constantly, the grammar used in this particular one was simply too atrocious to not share it. Names, email addresses and phone numbers were removed to preserve some dignity. I bets they offers copyrighting service, too :) Enjoy. ++++ original email ++++ We […]

05/05
2010

Too many tweets? (6,539 views)

How much is too much? Twitter is over capacity. Too many tweets! Please wait a moment and try again. Screenshot taken today, May 5 2010 @ 7:30 am PDT.

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It seems the less I am looking for examples of bad grammar, atrocious spelling and other disasters, the more I seem to find. Maybe they should hire a team of real copywriters… Because they would have spotted the missing apostrophe as well. Or somebody else who will tell them that proofreading is everything, especially when […]

08/11
2008

Over-achievers… Competition II (12,005 views)

Sometimes all it takes is one short sentence to sum up the quality of someone’s work: This is how they describe their work. They’re looking for partners. Anyone?

08/06
2008

Dynamic Keyword Insertion Gone Wrong (1,988 views)

The best things usually happen when you least expect them. Like today, when I’m innocently surfing and searching for servers. Dynamic Keyword Insertion sure has its pitfalls: Ooops.

Checking on the competition is part of our business. And as long as the competition keeps supplying us with amusing slogans, we will be in business (this is an actual screenshot taken this afternoon from an unnamed competitor’s website): Just what I was looking for.. Free Consulation.


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