Sigh…it really gives me no pleasure…oh heck yes it does

The “decent journalists, trained and skilled” at the Herald are at it again…when will we have a day when they don’t make a screw up?

First up…it’s London…not ‘Lodon



and it looks like the Dana Johannsen has developed a speech impediment, next thing she will be writing about the “spiwit of co-opewation” that the boat builders enjoyed:



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  • Ronnie Chow

    I know , late at night ; did you mean Sigh , Cameroni ?

    • Fixed it.

      • Ronnie Chow

        A Renaissance man to be sure . Is the tipline better for this?

        • Depends who’s on stag at the time. My direct email displays if you click on my profile pic. We all have day jobs, so sometimes these things have to take a back seat.

          We have a lot of mistakes all the time, but I suspect the ones where you pick on other people’s accuracy lose their punch if you don’t have them correct :)

  • Michael

    “Experiwencing” Maybe they were just quoting Russel Norman?

  • CJA

    Fark I cringe each time I see these posts. Good to see they haven’t heard of spell check. Even my smart phone has spell check.

  • Oh my god don’t they have spell check on their computers? How on earth do they miss mistakes like those?

  • Brian of Mt Wellington

    It is sad that what used to be a respected newspaper has had to resort to employing Year 3 students who are just learning to spell also. It is unbelievable the amout of daily stuff ups that goes into print. Obvious they don’t need the sud editors

  • punctuation police

    Welease Wodger!

  • I was reading one of their articles just now and found this…. the error is in the final paragraph, can you see it?

    Duped couple yet to pay off debts
    By Don Farmer of the Wairarapa Times-Age

    10:00 AM Monday Feb 18, 2013

    Bev and Trevor Oliver at the front door of their Willowpark Drive home. Photo / Wairarapa Times-Age

    An elderly Masterton couple who fell victim to overseas lottery
    scammers are yet to pay back any money borrowed from multiple friends
    and acquaintances, or to sell their house as promised more than six
    months ago.

    Bev and Trevor Oliver exhausted their own savings and borrowed thousands
    of dollars to pay into an online Ghanaian scam, believing they would
    had won a lottery and would collect more than €850,000 ($1.3 million).

  • Lopsy

    No excuse for this wubbish, well spotted Rhale Oyl.