Category Archives: proofread

New Year’s “revolutions”

What a year 2012 was. It was quite patriotic. Every single class at my children’s school went to London at least once – ON THE TRAIN. Even the EYFS Reception children. We had a barbecue to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond … Continue reading

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Attention to detail

There is a new way of working at my children’s school. My son, aged six, is given a set of tasks at the beginning of the week and is expected to complete them, on his own and without being nagged, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare

In 1984 I was lucky enough to spend a year at school in South Africa and we studied Romeo and Juliet inside out and backwards. I was lucky again when, upon my return, I discovered that we were to study … Continue reading

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Proofreaders

Some of the things that proofreaders check for are:  Spelling  Doesn’t a big company such as Victoria’s Secret use proofreaders? From Red Pen, Inc. Grammar  Punctuation Obviously for only one girl… From Apostrophe Abuse   Sense From Failblog Consistency Whoops! Both from … Continue reading

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Cherry from South Oxon

I became a proofreader because I don’t like seeing mistakes in signs and other printed materials which people have paid good money for. I feel one doesn’t acquire a professional image of a company whose advert says Proofreader’s ‘R’ us. … Continue reading

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