The lead item in the State Department of Education’s latest weekly e-newsletter comes as no surprise: an overview of Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna’s K-12 budget proposal. The surprise comes in the headline: “Superintendent Luna Requests 5.9% Increase for Idaho Publc Schools Next Year.” Not good. But things could always be worse. Any veteran journalist has a few good war stories about another way to misspell “public.” One that spellcheck won’t catch, if you catch the drift/Kevin Richert, The EDge. More here.
Question: Have you ever inadvertantly swapped out "pubic" for "public" in something you've written?