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amused to find at least three of the words are made up which makes them fairly interesting to try and integrate...
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I learned a lot about false entries when I was double checking their spelling. It's very interesting!
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Same... I'd heard of similar publishing mistakes before though, in things like bibles. I particularly like the Wicked Bible, where one of the commandments reads "Thou shalt commit adultery"

Another good example is this:

"Affinity Bible" 1927: Contains a table of family affinities that includes the line "A man may not marry his grandmother's wife."
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Indeed, when I was doing the research to select them I spent some time reading up on misprint in general, and from there to the bible misprints, they are highly collectable.

Only three? How disappointing.
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I am new to Writer's Beat and thought this challenge was a blast! I am a chronic proofreader. I don't really feel I've read a book until I've found at least one grammatical error in it!
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Good to know you enjoyed it.
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Old 05-12-2010, 12:18 PM
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Wow, congrats to Aerion4, that's a good 'un... I fear I am beaten again
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:30 AM
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Thank you, I'm sure its not quite that good, but i liked yours as well.
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Well I thought yours were both great! It is interesting to see where different people take assignments like this!
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well thankee... and yeah, it really can be. I wonder what all the entrants will be like, there was certainly a variety last time
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(posted in error should have been on comment thread

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And I just moved it for you.

The contests are always slow to start, most people don’t submit until the last week or days.
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Words...words...words! Don't you just love learning new words? Not just learning them but touching them, grabbing them and letting them roll around your tounge and mind? So many words....so little time....
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back away from the crazy writer...

seriously though, great story, very much enjoyed it
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Rather be seen as crazy than lazy when it comes to writing. Your piece was very cool as well...it is just so nice to share our creativity and continue to encourage one another at the same time.
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did they choose a winner yet? I would have though they would post it by now....
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Sorry, still waiting for the last few votes from the judges.
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i'm sorry to sound naggy, but i'm new here. when you decided the winner, where will you post it? will it be public who won?
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Yes it will be public, the winner will be announced in the thread for the next WV contest, and will also feature in the next WBQ (Writer's Beat Quarterly) our e-zine, next one is coming out 1st of August. Have a while you wait.
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