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#76 Post by Hillbilly »

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

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Hillbilly wrote:Another one. From the printed lyrics to "Ego music":
I see myself as building/
Well spotted!
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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 »

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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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 »

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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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 »

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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Ever so slightly off-topic, but does anyone know why the use of the unnecessary full stop on Behavior?
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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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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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The OS has "Portmeiron" instead of "Portmeirion".

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

I quite fancy attending this festival!
Result! A nice email back from Becker Brown and the spelling has been corrected.
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Sorry, ignore. False alarm!
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#90 Post by Hillbilly »

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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