This week’s Mix Six has the deft mind of Gina over at Just Another Day at the helm! She’s given me more than 6 songs to choose from, but it’s not going to be hard to whittle the list down because it’s got a theme boyz and grrls! I’m not going to tell you what it is, but part of the fun will be trying to guess. That’ll be on Friday, but today I was trolling the “internets” looking at media jobs and one listing had me chuckling after J noted a typo toward the end. [Update: It’s never a good thing when you have to explain why something is funny (see comments), but in this case what made this a bit of a chuckler was all the hype in this job notice followed by the unfortunate typo. So, in the original post, I only included a sentence that had the typo. Now, I’ve put most of the job notice so you read it for yourself.]
Can you “Spot the Typo?”
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This notice kind of reminds me of one of my grad school friends. She was finishing up a letter for a job (which listed her PhD) and had sent the whole package (i.e., letter, resume, and recommendations) off via email. Later, she wanted to show her husband the letter she wrote when he came home, and as she was reading it she noticed a rather embarrassing typo. Under the heading of “Public Service,” she had printed in bold 14 point Times font “Pubic Service.”
Hey, what’s that sound? It’s the air sputtering out of a pompous balloon!