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The great typo hunt changing the world one correction at a time by Jeff Deck

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJeff Deck, Benjamin D. Herson
ContributionsHerson, Benjamin D.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.Z83 D43 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24492792M
ISBN 109780307591074
LC Control Number2010004505
OCLC/WorldCa503041975

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  Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson traveled across the U.S. for two and a half months to find and correct typos in public signage. Deck and Herson tell the tale of that journey in their new book, "The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time" (Crown). Our heroes unearthed over spelling and grammar errors during their adventures, and certain kinds of .   The subtitle to The Great Typo Hunt is "Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time" - a lofty goal, to be sure. Perhaps Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson did not, after all, change the world, but they changed themselves, and that may be the more important thing. The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time: : Deck, Jeff, Herson, Benjamin D.: Books/5(28).   The Great Typo Hunt is a non-fiction story of two friends who journey across America on a road trip saving the world one typo at a time. Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson decide to take an epic journey out to the west coast and back, and every stop they search for signs with typos and by stealth and permission fix the typos with Deck’s trusty markers, chalk, and “elixir of correction.”.

  About the Writer James Mustich. James Mustich is the author of the new book 1, Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List.A veteran bookseller, he was a founder, and for twenty years publisher, of the book catalogue A Common Reader, and later the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Barnes & Noble : James Mustich. TEAL--the Typo Eradication Advancement League, dreamed up by Jeff Deck--did just that, and this quirky, enlightening new memoir chronicles their adventures. Language enthusiasts and fans of offbeat heroes everywhere will thoroughly enjoy The Great Typo Hunt!” — Erin Kurup, Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza, Albany, NY. Indie Next List, "Great Reads from Booksellers You Trust," August Boston Globe Bestseller "[THE GREAT TYPO HUNT], where editor meets road trip, is entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking, and one that any lover of language, travel — or both — will probably enjoy.".   The Great Typo Hunt NPR coverage of The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Jeff Deck.