TheMediaOnline’s eagle-eyed proofreading and plain language expert, Caryn Gootkin, spotted this poster while driving around Cape Town in the aftermath of the Proteas defeat in the Cricket World Cup at the hands of New Zealand. “Dear Independent Newspapers. I will give you choked; I agree they shocked us, but the one thing they most certainly did not do was ‘chock’. Need a good proofreader?”
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