English is a Funny Language: Round-the-World Typo

I admit, typo is a disease that we all suffer. It is an inevitable mistake to make (not really, that’s why we invent a job called Editor). It is as embarrassing as falling on the floor, face first, and the afterward mockery is as hurtful as drunk-text follow-up effect(s).


Here are some photos I have gathered from (kind of) around the world to proof that typo is indeed inescapable and incurable (it is, actually, there are different types of technology innovations that can help you escape and cure this disease).

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The Umpteenth Wedding

Mrs. Hudson: So – it’s the big day then!

Sherlock: What big day?

Mrs. Hudson: The wedding! John and Mary getting married!

Sherlock: Two people who currently live together are about to attend church, have a party, go on a short holiday, then carry on living together. What’s big about that?

Mrs. Hudson: It changes people – marriage. … Marriage changes you as a person in ways you can’t imagine.

Sherlock Series 3 Episode 2 (see the clip here).

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Cerita Satu Kelas

Sejak saya mulai menulis blog tahun 2005-an (agak lupa tepatnya kapan), saya selalu berpikir soal statistik pengunjung blog. Awalnya saya memang kepikiran soal bagaimana menaikkan angka pengunjung ke blog saya, apa yang harus saya tulis, apa yang sebaiknya saya lakukan, dan lain-lain. Tapi kemudian saya jadi tidak peduli. Tujuan saya menulis blog kan bukan demi popularitas, jadi mau ada orang lain yang baca atau tidak itu urusan kesekian perihal blog saya.

Bukan berarti saya tidak peduli lagi soal statistik blog. Setelah pakai WordPress, saya kagum sekali dengan bagaimana saya bisa melihat berbagai kegiatan perihal blog saya. Saya bisa tau darimana pengunjung blog saya berasal, apa yang mereka klik saat mereka membaca blog saya, dan yang paling menarik: bagaimana cara mereka menemukan blog saya.

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English is a Funny Language: Advertisement

A while ago I have this idea of starting to actually showcase some pictures that I took in various places that I passed by. I tried Instagram for about a week but then realised that I do not have the time and energy to actually ‘nurture’ another form of social media – it is indeed exhausting, isn’t it?

So last night I decided that I will put them here. I found that I took plenty of pictures that would actually enable me to create a series of blog posts, much inspired by ShitLondon. I hope this series show how funny English can be, especially when it is used by non-native speakers. Here is my first shot.

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