You may or may not have seen my post at Punctuality Rules Tuesday, about a book I recently bought that had the actual TITLE misspelled on the spine of the book. A glaring typographical error that really (really!) should have been caught. So, using that as a springboard, today’s question: What’s the worst typographical error you’ve ever found in (or on) a book?
I do notice spelling mistakes in books, but not enough to be able to remember so that I can answer this question.
Instead, I thought I would mention one name that I think is spelt incorrectly every time I see it and that is the name of the main character in Kerry Greenwood's Phryne Fisher series. On her website, it is very clearly stated that the name is pronounced Fry-knee (as in to rhyme with Briny) but every time I see it I want to pronounce it Fern, which I would think would be spelled Phyrne! One of these days the correct name will stick in my head.
I know...not exactly the intention of the question, but at least I managed to post on time this time. Last week's answer is still sitting in draft!