Friday, 5th September 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Perusing as is my wont, I am astonished to discover that of the thirteen ‘Common Misspellings’ I listed in January, every one of them has since been silently corrected. And not sic’d either but actually retyped, showing that they were indeed typos: ‘her curiousity’ is now ‘her curiosity’, ‘occurs immediatly’ is ‘occurs immediately’, etc. It’s almost as if the editors of the OED have seen my private journal, but that’s impossible.


How, ahem, bizzare.