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I heard this on the news a couple of years ago, or maybe it was

Posted By: Another funny one on 2006-04-11
In Reply to: I'm with you - I once wrote a letter to the makers of Sensodyne (sm) - me2

Paul Harvey.  Graduates of the Naval Academy received diplomas with "Navel" Academy on them and they all had to be reprinted.  You would think with something like that they would have someone proof and reproof before it went to final printing, and then proof again after printing.  

Along with spelling errors that drive me nuts, bad grammar makes me cringe.  When I hear someone say "I seen" it is like fingernails on the blackboard. 


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Just saw that on the news!
where on fox news?
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I was quite excited about your suggestion.  I talked with my daughter - that is out of my son's area of expertise. She works with software. She said it would have to be piggy backed onto the transcription software. I don't think companies would allow that.  I also thought about having a little gold coin dropping into a bucket on the screen after every line but she said same thing, piggy back. Oh well, back to my footpedal idea.


FOX has *nothing* to do with NEWS nm
no message (much like FOX, except for their messages of hate and intolerance).