Thursday, 29 January 2009

You can't expect to be taken seriously when....

  • You send a letter telling people they have just inherited a lot of moneyand it has spelling mistakes in it, or as in the recent one" According to the English law, the fortune is supposed to be queathed.(sic) to the government...." There do seem to be some references to "queathed" but almost all seem ancient and probably typographical errors as they invariably are a past participle preceded by 'be'

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