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    Giggle Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn't you say?

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    This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this. It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible! They put in a correction the next day.

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    This was great! Being in journalism long ago this was a hoot!!
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    I absolutely love reading those things!
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