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Well, oops. USF misspells ‘research’ in material for Big 12

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Perhaps the worst time to make a typo is when a university is trying to come across as smart. Ask the University of South Florida, which didn’t do nearly enough research on the proper way to spell to “research” as it was trying to gain favor with the Big 12. USF, one of several schools trying to curry favor if the league expands, talked about its academics and and its Top 25 “reasearch” productivity in promotional material sent to the Big…

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Pinellas County School District wants parents to attend “univeristy”

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If ever there was a public agency charged with paying close attention to spellcheck and committed to giving written correspondence a second glance before distributing, it’s a school district. But alas, the Pinellas County School District seems too much in a hurry to hit the send button to be bothered with things as silly as spelling. Literacy be damned. In an email blast to parents Thursday inviting them to participate in a free workshop Saturday, someone over at the district…

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