Maybe you shouldn’t rely on an editor

I was wrong. I’ve always advocated that anything written by a professional writer should also be edited by a professional editor. It’s one way to avoid embarrassing typos like this from Yahoo! Shine:

sposes shine sex

But then I read this editor’s note at the end of the blog post:

sposes shine sex 2

If you can’t trust an editor to know the difference between the contraction it’s and the possessive pronoun its, who can you trust? Certainly not the editors of Shine.

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2 Responses to “Maybe you shouldn’t rely on an editor”

  1. Robert Says:

    That’s.. that’s.. wow. I can only shake my head.

  2. Laura Says:

    It is sad, isn’t it?

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