Friday, August 18, 2006

Hire a copy editor!

The CTA is out $75,000 and hopefully feeling a little humiliated for ordering and putting up 3,000 new maps full of glaring errors. Not only did their "facilities department" spell Belmont two different ways, they forgot to let commuters know about the free transfers available at Fullerton and they got their own phone number wrong! How does this happen? I know I'm more of a stickler for spelling and grammar than most (it's part of my job), but if we're going to be a semi-literate society, can we at least admit to our need for copy editors? Read the whole story here.