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Wow. How Could This Possibly Be Printed?

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Someone wasn't paying attention in English class.....

 

And yes, this was really printed! 

 

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No "ed", eh?! LOL. Gotta love it. Or not...

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I think the writer may have been a ladle wielding gentleman of Asian descent.

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I think the writer may have been a ladle wielding gentleman of Asian descent.

 

Look closer.  It was written by a tag team.  Holly Yan (there's your Asian descent), and Joe Sterling (his use of English does not appear to be very sterling).  However it is obvious that the person of Asian descent was a lady, not a gentleman. 

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It's atlanta, that's how they talk

 

 

 

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They spell it like they speak it. Didn't your mom ever tell you to sound it out when you had trouble spelling a word.

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No "ed", eh?! LOL. Gotta love it. Or not...

the casing of the is kind of odd too.

 

it could be intentionally done, but often printers are in a rush and overlook many mistakes. i work in a printing and mail shop and have been around them all my life. Currently i run laser printers that personalize the text of letters on preprinted paper. i see typos and mistakes all the time after everything has been approved by our clients to print. sometimes its stuff like above, sometimes its so simple i dont know how they missed it. like printing the word Reply in 24 point font at the top of the page and it gets approved and printed as Rely...

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 "A people without a voice cannot be heard"

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They spell it like they speak it. Didn't your mom ever tell you to sound it out when you had trouble spelling a word.

Is that what you call ebonics?

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There's a large contingent of people right now saying "what's the problem?"

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Besides the fact that the authors made a mistake, doesn't the newspaper employ proofreaders or editors?

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Could have been written in California, Colorado, or Washington and just sent to Atlanta...

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