Monday, 7 February 2011

Full Text Please

Dear Sydney Morning Herald
Please may I have ten cents for every word that is missing from your articles? I enclose three examples, to give you an idea of the kind of thing I mean:

And how about five cents for every letter missing in the middle of a word:


  1. I thought of you on Saturday morning. I noticed missing words in two other articles that you haven't got here (Sorry, didn't note them, just turned the page in exasperation. What is it with the missing words, SMH?

  2. If I can get this deal fixed up with them, M-H, I reckon I'm going to make my fortune. They won't object, surely? (#toomuchoptimism, to use a Twitter hashtag)