Why Not to Be in a Hurry
July 20, 2006

Yesterday, I very very hurriedly tried to get some edits done on a piece at work. I only had the printed copy and no digital copy to work from, so I had to re-type the short piece and edit as I went. Then, I handed it off to the graphic designer to put into the brochure format with the hopes that we would both still work on some of it in the morning.

I am really REALLY hoping that he didn't send it out yet. Cuz, umm ... well .... there's this nasty little typo ... umm:

This means that you can make monkey from people who love this.

Ooops. Guess I have monkeys on the brain or something. Or maybe it was the 3.5 hours of sleep before coming in to work a full day after being gone for something like 11 days. Or maybe it was the shock of being back in Indiana after being in my beloved Texas.

Yeah. Anyhow ... I really hope that hasn't gone out yet. (Or if it has, that he actually saw the typo, laughed hysterically at me and changed monkey to money.)

Posted by Red Monkey at July 20, 2006 5:10 AM | Never Underestimate the Power of Human Stupidity | | StumbleUpon Toolbar Stumble |

 

blueyes said:

Been there done that, hope yours got caught as mine didnt :/

July 20, 2006 5:22 AM

 

blue turtle said:

Thought you were an idiot .... without compassion for your cause ... DID NOT change it ... and hope others would agree ...

(mean blue turtle)

Red Monkey says: Huh? What do you mean "without compassion for your cause"? What cause? I'm not really sure what you're talking about.
July 20, 2006 11:51 AM

 

Radioactive Jam said:

And I thought the typo was grammar-related i.e. should have been 'monkeys.'
;-)

July 20, 2006 1:32 PM

 

shirley said:

I looove making monkey!

July 21, 2006 4:48 PM
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