Friday, August 17, 2007
In search of the lost cord
My colleague Bill Cloud passes along this error in word choice: "Chord" should be "cord." The paragraph you see here is from The News & Observer, but it also appears in the original version from The Los Angeles Times.

It's a good example of the need to edit wire copy — and why it's not a good idea to let wire stories flow unedited onto news Web sites, as is the practice at many newspapers these days.

(Other catches by Cloud here and here.)
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