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Muphry’s Law

Here's a law that strikes home here at Neatorama. There have been times when I've proofread, edited, and corrected the same thing ten times, but somehow a typo appears in the published version. I blame extraterrestrials. John Bangsund of the Victorian Society of Editors coined the term Muphry’s Law in 2003. It states:
1.   if you write anything criticising editing or proofreading, there will be a fault in what you have written;
2.  if an author thanks you in a book for your editing or proofreading, there will be mistakes in the book;
3.  the stronger the sentiment in (a) and (b), the greater the fault; and
4.  any book devoted to editing or style will be internally inconsistent

The law also goes on to state how readers will see these errors instantly. Link -via Boing Boing

(Image credit: Flickr user Squid Ink)

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I think it's because of the same reason letters in words do not have to be in their correct order to understand. Like in this sentence:

Teh qciuk bworn fox jpmus oevr the lzay dog.

You don't use a spell checker?
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