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The great typo hunt

changing the world one correction at a time

by Jeff Deck

  • 23 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deck, Jeff -- Travel -- United States,
  • Herson, Benjamin D. -- Travel -- United States,
  • Editors -- Travel -- United States,
  • Spelling errors -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Punctuation -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Signs and signboards -- United States -- Editing,
  • Written communication -- United States,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • United States -- Description and travel,
  • United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson.
    ContributionsHerson, Benjamin D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE169.Z83 D43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24050232M
    ISBN 109780307591074
    LC Control Number2010004505
    OCLC/WorldCa503041975

    Great Typo Hunt was a gift for my wife who is an inveterate proofreader. She can spot most errors before I can. Now that she has read the book, she is even more dangerous. I have not yet had the time to read the book, but I have been assured by yet another person that the book is worthwhile. P.S. I hope there are few if any "typos" in my reply /5(29).   Book Review: The Great Typo Hunt by Jeff Deck 4/5 stars. Pretty straight forward as far as the plot, but it was the writing style that made me love this book. The Great Typo Hunt by Jeff Deck Published: August 3, Genres: Humor, Memoir, Non-fiction Format: Hardcover ( pages) Source: Library The signs of the times are missing apostrophes.4/5.

      The Great Typo Hunt (Paperback) Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time. By Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson. Broadway Books, . The Great Typo Hunt: Typo Eradication Advancement League. 3, likes 2 talking about this. For information on "The Great Typo Hunt" and the author’s other books, visit lowers: 3K.

      Deck's new book (co-written with Benjamin D. Herson), "The Great Typo Hunt," is a breezy and fun (if occasionally repetitive) catalog of his journey. It's most interesting when it delves into. Recommended Citation. Edward C. Pease. Book Review: Deck, Jeff, and Benjamin D. Herson. The Great Typo Hunt: Changing the World One Correction at a : Edward C. Pease.


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Herson traveled across the U.S. for two and a half months to find and correct typos in public signage. Deck and Herson tell the tale of that journey in their new book, "The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time" (Crown). Our heroes unearthed over spelling and grammar errors during their adventures, and certain kinds of.

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The Great Typo Hunt is a non-fiction story of two friends who journey across America on a road trip saving the world one typo at a time. Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson decide to take an epic journey out to the west coast and back, and every stop they search for signs with typos and by stealth and permission fix the typos with Deck’s trusty markers, chalk, and “elixir of correction.”.

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TEAL--the Typo Eradication Advancement League, dreamed up by Jeff Deck--did just that, and this quirky, enlightening new memoir chronicles their adventures. Language enthusiasts and fans of offbeat heroes everywhere will thoroughly enjoy The Great Typo Hunt!” — Erin Kurup, Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany, NY.

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Great Typo Hunt was a gift for my wife who is an inveterate proofreader. She can spot most errors before I can. Now that she has read the book, she is even more dangerous. I have not yet had the time to read the book, but I have been assured by yet another person that the book is worthwhile.

P.S. I hope there are few if any "typos" in my reply /5(28). The Great Typo Hunt is the story of their crusade. In 2 1/2 months, Herson and Deck traveled the perimeter of the country, exploring towns and cities in search of typos.

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Deck & B.D. Herson Armed with markers, chalk, and correction fluid, Deck and Herson--fearless leaders of the Typo Eradication Advancement League (TEAL), circumnavigated America, righting misspelled words and mislaid apostrophes, championing the cause of clear communication, and blogging about their adventures.The Great Typo Hunt (Hardcover) Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time.

By Jeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson. Crown,pp. Publication Date: August 3,