Posts tagged "spelling"

Oops, No One Noticed This Typo In “American Psycho” Until Now

How many times have we watched “American Psycho” and never noticed this typo? As Twitter user Southpaw noticed after reading this BuzzFeed post that employed a GIF from the scene where Christian Bale’s character gets a business card from Paul Allen, there is a typo in phrase “mergers and acquisitions” on top of the card.

Jessica Wakeman / October 17, 2013

Nothing Is More Riveting Than The Scripps Spelling Bee

How better to celebrate the English language than to watch the Scripps Spelling Bee? Not only does it glorify the ability to memorize massive quantities of information and spit it out under pressure in front of a room of peers, it also illuminates the weird and wonderful chimera that is our language. The sheer drama…

Megan Reynolds / May 29, 2013

Dealbreaker: The Bad Speller

It was our third date before Chris brought me back to his apartment. He was a writer as well, which should have been an immediate red flag. Our relationship was bound to see its demise surely brought on by rabid insecurity leading to competition, some hate sex and then ultimately an anti-climactic break up. But…

Natalie Krinsky / June 2, 2008