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01-Feb-2002

Another potentially useful typo

Filed under: General — codeman38 @ 3:58 pm

While I’m on a typo tangent, I guess I’ll mention a potentially useful one I saw used in chat today: “techniquest”. I suppose it would refer to the never-ending search for better technology.

And here’s yet another one: “Cow mein”. Chow mein that’s been prepared with beef, naturally…

Amusing typo of the day

Filed under: General — codeman38 @ 3:43 pm

A rather amusing typo from a page on the University of Chicago bookstore’s website referring to the work of psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (what a name, eh?):

Professor Csikszentmihalyi explores why creative people are often seen as eelfish and arrogant (even though they are not) and reveals that the idea of the tortured genius is largely a myth.

“Eelfish”? Glub glub…

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