typographical error

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typographical error

(typo) An error while inputting text via keyboard, made despite the fact that the user knows exactly what to type in. This usually results from the operator's inexperience at keyboarding, rushing, not paying attention, or carelessness.

Compare: mouso, thinko.
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ADMINISTRATIVE errors - we've all made them from time to time: a misplaced decimal point, an incorrect name, the odd tyop (oops) or two.
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