You won't see me coming....
They managed to get it right in the first para of the article and stuffed it up in the headline where everyone will notice it. Duh.
The Ives is, as any fule kno, a local night club where the bouncers bounce and those with smaller busts wear short skirts.
A bad head spell check error. The rule however....The rule is so bad, and has so many exceptions that in June of 2009 the British government advised against teaching the rule. Some funny info about the debates that this caused in England can be found here. The best quote came from Michael Grove in arguing against abandoning the rule:Having systematically lowered school standards for a decade, it is sadly no surprise that the Government is now actively telling teachers not to bother trying to teach children how to spell properly.The word that violates the rule the worst is the word “oneiromancies,” which is the plural form of oneiromancy (meaning divination by means of dreams). The word breaks the rule twice, in both ways.Of the 100 most commonly used words in the English language, only one word contains a combination of either ei or ie, that word is “their,” which violates the rule.
"The Ives is, as any fule kno, a local night club where the bouncers bounce and those with smaller busts wear short skirts." Quite!"The rule is so bad, and has so many exceptions that in June of 2009 the British government advised against teaching the rule. " Oh, true! But as AE points out, they got it right in the body! Anyone smart enough to turn on the spellcheck will never make this mistake either.
Worse, the newspaper title itself is wrong...Shouldn't be Echo... echo... echo... ?
That mistake shouldn't have been made... but on a point of fact:The system they use to put text on the website doesn't allow you to spellcheck headlines.Strange but true.
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