Someone wrote in to tell me about some case where there were minor errors — basically, like, typos. For example, I accidentally referred to the MP as “he” at one point when in fact it was “she.” She wanted me to correct them at once. (Which of course I did.)
“Remember these are people’s lives,” she said.
Gosh, thanks for reminding me. I had totally forgotten that. I’d been under the impression that I was writing about French poodles.
(Okay, maybe I’m being a little snide here…)
For some reason,this made me laugh. Not sure why. Maybe the bad week. Thanks for posting this. Keep up the great work!
Well if she wants to help you on a regular basis great! Its a hard job and you’re only one person….sheesh
Because you don’t already have enough to do…….!!!!
Please… think of the French poodles… 🙂
I would never be so condescending. I have caught errors in missing person files, but I also understand that we are all human and there is no need to talk down to someone that is doing there best to do a good thing.
Yeah — I don’t mind when people email me to correct errors; in fact I’m grateful for it. But that bit raised my hackles.
I have noticed errors here, but I really don’t care. I’m a total grammar nazi, but at the same time, I understand you’re just trying to keep the info out there. You’re doing a very hard job for nothing!