Is there a copy editor in the house? LinkedIn spell checker is broken.

Sometimes we have a great idea for driving engagement on social media, and in our excitement to fire it off right away, we completely and utterly forget to check for those squiggly little red lines that tell us we’re doing something terrible to the English language.

leadeship aresenal

I am reasonably certain in my translation of “leadeship aresenal” to “leadership arsenal.”

This is a PSA to stop and take 15 seconds to spellcheck your social media post before you release it into the wild. If your copy is healthy, it will be better able to survive and thrive on its own.

Fortunately, this person’s followers seemed forgiving.

Is there a copy editor in the house? Businessmen are suddenly breaking into song.

Transposition is a common error in content writing. It can either turn a word meaningless, in which case spellcheck will likely catch it, or it can turn a word into an entirely different one, in which case spellcheck will skip right over it. Behold:

Singing a letter of intent

Although business transactions in the US would be a lot more interesting if we moved towards karaoke meetings as is common in parts of Asia, I sincerely doubt this particular entrepreneur sang his letter of intent as indicated in the copy.