Proof in the…Proofreading

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Literally, this sign demands that curbs be leashed. A comma between "LEASH" and "CURB" would fix the problem. Commas are cheap. I buy them in bulk.

Proofreading is often confused with copy editing or fact-checking, but proofing is really the last round-up for goofs that weren't caught earlier or that sneaked in when changes were made.          © Kathe Stanton 2015