The Friday Fail: Uh-Ochocincos

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Looks like a wrong number for number 85. The lesson? The only way to proofread a phone number is by dialing it. It sounds like a contradiction in terms, but if you don’t like what you hear, you’ll be glad you did.

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One Response to The Friday Fail: Uh-Ochocincos

  1. Robyn Sekula says:

    When I worked at a newspaper, I would call every number in a story as I proofed it, whether I was editing or writing. People thought I was crazy obsessive, but this is just the kind of thing I feared.

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