Steve’s Hall of Shame:* 128% Religious

Goa is a very religious place: 128% of the people belong to some religion. (Printed in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, Free Lance–Star, April 3, 2016.)

Don’t let this happen to you: When editing, check the arithmetic. This news story would have needed fact checking or an author query to find out which number is wrong.


* “Steve’s Hall of Shame” is what one writer called my collection of bloopers. I decided to keep the name.

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