Introducing the Typo of the Month

If there are not bells attached to his arms, a la Edward Scissorhands, the correct verb is

A “whoops” from the otherwise excellent historical novel “Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution,” by Michelle Moran. If there are not bells attached to Finance Minister Necker’s arms, a la Edward Scissorhands, the correct verb is “wrings.”

Prostrate means

Bonus Typo of the Month: Prostrate means “lying on the ground,” or as a verb to “lay flat, bow down in adoration” or my personal favorite,”to overcome,” which is exactly what Mr. Olsson did in beating prostate cancer. His inspiring story was featured in the June 27, 2013 Daily Mining Gazette of Houghton, Michigan in a special section on the Relay for Life.

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