Land of Typos: Part Desperate

Dragonfly editor and project manager Amy P. found a great typo in a proposal recently:

The transition successfully brought nine desperate business entities under common management for the first time.

Writes Amy, “It took me a second to realize that the author meant disparate.”
Which brings us to one of the underlying reasons for why editors exist: to keep you and your company from accidentally sounding ridiculous.
Thank goodness for Amy’s sharp eye.


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