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Exchange Exemplar: What Did You MEAN To Type?

Random House

It happens to us all the time: one little slip on the keyboard, and a "protector" becomes a "protestor." 

Typographical errors are not fun for the committer, perhaps, but they can be highly entertaining for the rest of us. 

Scottish editor and author Drummond Moir proved the point with his book of some truly classical typing gaffes, called Just My Typo.He visited the Exchange for a rundown of some notable examples in 2014; we hear that interview again here. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.