If you have ever, like me,
Missed the “r” and hit the “t,”
Addressing some fat blister
As “Mt.” instead of “Mr.,”
I trust you left it unamended?

— J. B. Boothroyd, Punch, 1948

Here is my response:

One day, while writing a letter
Addressed to a foolish manager,
I accidentally typed “t” instead of “g”.
So, “regards” became “retards”, gee!
Then I emailed it uncorrected.


About Edmark M. Law

My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. I blog at learnfunfacts.com. You can find me on Twitter @EdmarkLaw and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com
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24 Responses to Typo

  1. S. Pilt says:

    Hahaha that was awesome! 👏

    Liked by 1 person

  2. This made me giggle! I commented on someone’s photo and instead of nice shot, it came out nice shit! At least we could both laugh about it.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. N says:

    hahaha!! Go you! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Hi there – looks like you have a great blog here! Love the typo poem…thanks for visiting and for the ‘like’!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Haha…purrfect! (=TェT=)

    Liked by 1 person

  6. anne leueen says:

    I laughed…right out loud! thanks!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. LightningEllen says:

    I’m beyond the salvation of spellcheck most days… 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Freudian slip of the keyboard!

    Liked by 1 person

  9. dtills says:

    Haha! I once had a student turn in a paper where auto correct changed genome to gnome, so the “human genome project” was the human gnome project!

    Liked by 1 person

  10. I hate it when that happens.

    Liked by 1 person

  11. RITU RAJ says:

    that was savage….. if you know what i mean…. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

  12. Serendipitous Web Life. : ) says:

    Giggle … we’ve all done something similar. It reminds us to stop taking life so seriously. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    Liked by 3 people

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