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Re: The Boys need a better proofreader!

#76 Post by Hillbilly » Sat 22 Sep 2012, 5:24 pm

Another one. From the printed lyrics to "Ego music":
I see myself as building/

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#77 Post by Sandy Shaw » Sun 23 Sep 2012, 10:57 am

Hillbilly wrote:Another one. From the printed lyrics to "Ego music":
I see myself as building/
Well spotted!
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#78 Post by Sandy Shaw » Thu 27 Sep 2012, 8:28 am

Hillbilly wrote:Another one. From the printed lyrics to "Ego music":
I see myself as building/
That mistake has been carried over to the lyrics now published on the OS. However, they have changed ''I am a statue of liberty'' to "I am the statue of liberty''! :wall:
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#79 Post by PoloPony » Sat 29 Sep 2012, 2:32 pm

It is my pet peeve, the "apostrophe s" instead of the plural "s" or the possessive "s". Yet you read this in all places, from the most amateurish blogs to professional articles everywhere.

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#80 Post by Sandy Shaw » Sat 29 Sep 2012, 10:33 pm

PoloPony wrote:It is my pet peeve, the "apostrophe s" instead of the plural "s" or the possessive "s". Yet you read this in all places, from the most amateurish blogs to professional articles everywhere.
"Pet Peeves" would be a good title for this thread!
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#81 Post by Sandy Shaw » Sat 13 Oct 2012, 9:23 pm

OS "When you can buy the 7 - single" - it seems that should read "Where" as it links to a list of stores.

EDIT: They have corrected this - is someone from PSB following this thread, or did they just spot the mistake!?
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#82 Post by Sandy Shaw » Fri 28 Mar 2014, 12:02 pm

Another correction! The OS has corrected "re-re- recorded" to "re-recorded" in the news section concerning the new Florescent Record Store Day vinyl. This thread has not been needed so much recently!
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#83 Post by Mr Love » Thu 03 Apr 2014, 3:34 pm

It seems even the Electric Vinyl Factory 5xLP box set contains a typo: viewtopic.php?p=516164#p516164 (sorry if that's already been mentioned).

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#84 Post by In A Secret Life » Thu 03 Apr 2014, 4:59 pm

Ever so slightly off-topic, but does anyone know why the use of the unnecessary full stop on Behavior?
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#85 Post by le petit corbusier » Thu 03 Apr 2014, 7:16 pm

In A Secret Life wrote:Ever so slightly off-topic, but does anyone know why the use of the unnecessary full stop on Behavior?

I think that is mentioned in the further listening booklet. Neil now regrets it, he thinks (or by 2001) it is overdesigned.
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#86 Post by Jamesqdot » Sat 05 Apr 2014, 12:34 am

le petit corbusier wrote:
In A Secret Life wrote:Ever so slightly off-topic, but does anyone know why the use of the unnecessary full stop on Behavior?

I think that is mentioned in the further listening booklet. Neil now regrets it, he thinks (or by 2001) it is overdesigned.
I was always rather fond of that "unnessary" period.

But then I have a thing about typography. What a massive nerd I am. :|

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#87 Post by Sandy Shaw » Thu 15 May 2014, 12:23 pm

The OS has "Portmeiron" instead of "Portmeirion".

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#88 Post by Sandy Shaw » Mon 19 May 2014, 1:07 pm

Sandy Shaw wrote:The OS has "Portmeiron" instead of "Portmeirion".

I quite fancy attending this festival!
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#89 Post by Sandy Shaw » Sat 13 Feb 2016, 10:06 am

Sorry, ignore. False alarm!
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#90 Post by Hillbilly » Mon 15 Feb 2016, 3:42 pm

In A Secret Life wrote:Ever so slightly off-topic, but does anyone know why the use of the unnecessary full stop on Behavior?
I've always thought that the title is Behaviour. :wink:

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