The the impotence of proofreading

Bigger this for a grim of soul yours. My spill chick seems to heave gone wring. You shoed really wodge this shirt phlegm. Space lee if your a right hair. It’s vary fanny.

Reminds me a bit of ‘Allo ‘Allo! and all this sort of thing.



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23 responses to “The the impotence of proofreading

  1. Loved it.

    This one from way back is gay in the earlier sense of the word:

  2. Could not play the video. Any way it is a fool that trusts his own editing because our minds sees what it wants to or supposed to be there despite what the actual text is. I always try to have another person scan my text. I do not want something going out with missteakes.

    • blackwatertown

      If you click on the title of the film clip inside the picture – that should take you to the youtube page. It should play there even if it doesn’t on this page (for which I humbly apple guise).

    • Carl, you clearly are the real article (a perfectionist). However, I do hope you realise, and some people have this down to a fine art, that the odd clanger will help to make you APPEAR human, even lovable. Sweet, don’t you think?


  3. I thought my husband was going to gust a butt laughing!

  4. Guess what? I can read that piece almost easier than perfect text. The perfect ‘stuff’ jumps about on me without permission. A real pain at times.

  5. Hysterical video … makes you want to say the right words as he speaks. Something else, never rely on spell check.

    Blessings – Maxi

  6. Val

    I love his slam poetry, thanks for reminding me of this one. 🙂

  7. Now this gave me a real laugh! Loving all the comments too!

  8. This reminds me of the glorious days of company meetings when intense young MBAs used to make spelling mistakes while speaking.

  9. 29

    3 min 31 seconds; are you sure that this timing is correct? It seemed like twice that long, a small grain of humour, beaten flat and overstretched out.
    The reference to Stanley Unwin does no favours to his memory.

  10. I carnt maik hed or tale ov orl thiss. I think sum of the werds mustt be spellt funnie or sumthin. Eyether thatt or I’v bean drynkin two mucch.

  11. Paul – I have nominated you for the “Versatile Blogger Award.”

    The rules as they were provided to me:
    Nominate 15 fellow bloggers
    Inform the bloggers of their nomination
    Share 7 random things about yourself
    Thank the blogger who nominated you
    Add the versatile blogger award picture to your blog
    (here’s the code to insert when the widget asks for the URL or link:

    You can see the complete list of 15 near the bottom of the comments section of my current post:

    • blackwatertown

      At last – the recognition I have craved for so long.
      Actually – thanks Laurie. That’s very sweet. I will follow your instructions in a bit when I have time to write another post. I’ve met some interesting people lately – details in a while.

  12. Hehe..Gust a Butt? Sounds windy and painful…Pouch… I mean Peew-Ouch,
    Anyway, I was working on my latest hopeful #1 hit last night…wut ya thank?

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