“Just My Typo”–A Review

“If you feel cold, put on a sweater, crap yourself in a blanket, or turn up the heat.”

For those of you who have always been fans of grammar, words, punctuation, etc., I highly recommend that you read Just My Typo: From “Sinning With the Choir” to “The Untied States,” by Drummond Moir.  While reading these passages, you might make a face, scratch your head, or laugh.  Actually, you will laugh.  I did, for sure, especially because I’ve always been a fan of grammar and punctuation.  No matter what type of writing we all do, though, typos will happen.  I know that I’ve had those moments when I’d feel my face flush after my realizing that I’d sent something with a typo, whether it was an email, text message, etc.

Nevertheless, this book made me laugh.  The reader will stumble upon sentences, such as: “Illegally parked cars will be fine”; (If they insist, right?) “Thou shalt commit adultery”; and so forth.  This book presents errors in literature, the media, historical, political, legal paperwork, kids’ schoolwork, scripture, Autocorrect, etc.

Happy reading, all!

FTC Disclosure: I received this book from Blogging for Books, in exchange for an honest review.