Don’t you love it when the big boys cock it up. (Dedicated to Riaan Wolmarans, erstwhile editor & sub at M&G Online) 4 Responses to “Bad spelling at the BBC” by matt October 25, 2008 @Joy-Mari — yeah he’s taking up a job with the FT in London. @Bobby Cox — yeah have spotted many more, but this was biggest I’d seen. Not nearly as big as interviewing the cab driver a while back (that was BBC, Wasn’t it?) @Anne — subs just hold back the naturally evolutionary process of language. That’s why we should get rid of them by Joy-Mari October 24, 2008 Riaan left M&G? by Bobby Cox October 23, 2008 Anne – I think you’ll find that the big boys employs squadrons of sub editors which makes it even more amusing. And Matthew – if that’s the first one you’ve spotted you’ve obviously not been watching hard enough! http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll135/amnotblog/cockup.jpg by Anne October 23, 2008 Ha! And it’s the big boys who think sub-editors are an unnecessary expense… Comments are closed.