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I’ve always thought that typos, so long as they are few and far between, are less egregious errors than misspellings and other errors that stem from lack of knowledge. Apparently a U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judge agrees that people — and multi-billion dollar companies — who make typos should be given a second chance: Verizon $1.67 bln typo can be fixed: court I imagine my own typos and yours won’t have such monumental consequences. Our readers are our judges, and we can only hope they have the same understanding as our nation’s highest courts.

That said, if you are applying for jobs, your resume and cover letter are not the most ideal places to err. Make sure to read, re-read, and re-read again. There’s no need to risk judgment from a hiring manager that costs you a job. For editing help, contact The Essay Expert.


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