Muphry’s Law states that “any criticism of a writing or editing error will itself contain such an error”, as Stockton (2014) has summarized it. Particularly in the multi-lingual, multi-faceted, and multiply mediated information-overwhelmed twenty-first century the speed and pressure put upon teachers and learners who want to find the error-free have led to a Muphry Law tsunami. But the error-flotsam tide can be stemmed. Three useful skills will do that: Details detection, improved editing, and repeated proofreading
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