Posted by covediver on January 05, 2005 at 08:54:09:
In Reply to: Was this related to you orally? posted by Barry on January 04, 2005 at 14:46:41:
It looks like old style AP wire copy which usually has to be heavily edited before it can be placed in a paper because it is dictated over the phone. But since copy editors are usually the first to be eliminated at papers in favor of automation (spell check), sseing these kinds of errors in newspapers, especially community newspapers is not all that uncommon.
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