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sally carr
901858.  Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:35 am Reply with quote

I had to do a project during my college days and chose my grandfather's WW1 service. I wrote that he had been born in Winchester. The spell check changed it to Windcheater.

 
Bondee
901901.  Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:53 am Reply with quote



10% what?!?

 
'yorz
901903.  Sun Apr 15, 2012 11:56 am Reply with quote

Dread to think.

 
Sadurian Mike
901910.  Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:18 pm Reply with quote

I'm sure I met him a few times when I frequented discos. Unfortunately I met the full 100% of him.

 
NinOfEden
901923.  Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:36 pm Reply with quote

From a death notice:
'A large crow attended the funeral'
Job advert:
'Elderly gentleman seeks capers, 7p/h'
Not so much a misprint as some very strange translation, on a puzzle ball:
'Now let's decompose then enjoy composing'.

 
Celebaelin
902083.  Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:43 am Reply with quote

'yorz wrote:
A famous headline in a Major Dutch Newspaper, back in 1966:

PRINCESS BEATRIX PREGNANT
(by our Royal Correspondent)

Co-respondent surely?

 
RLDavies
902086.  Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:57 am Reply with quote

All right, not really typos, just Engrish. Never mind that, just read.

http://www.rahoi.com/2006/03/may-i-take-your-order/


Last edited by RLDavies on Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:02 am; edited 1 time in total

 
'yorz
902087.  Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:58 am Reply with quote

Celebaelin wrote:
'yorz wrote:
A famous headline in a Major Dutch Newspaper, back in 1966:

PRINCESS BEATRIX PREGNANT
(by our Royal Correspondent)

Co-respondent surely?

Not in Dutch.

 
Celebaelin
902089.  Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:04 am Reply with quote

It's not in Dutch though.

 
Starfish13
902095.  Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:15 am Reply with quote

RLDavies wrote:
All right, not really typos, just Engrish. Never mind that, just read.

http://www.rahoi.com/2006/03/may-i-take-your-order/


Oh yummy! Can I have the "big bowl four treasure frog" and the "fragrant bone in garlic strange flavour" please?

 

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