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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Then the Board ruled that it would not allow one party to avoid its discovery obligations to another due to an obvious typographical error such as this one.
As the interview was conducted over the telephone I assume that this is how the confusion arose and either that my words were misheard or that it was a typographical error.
"The Use of Bayes Coefficients to Assess the Racial Bias-Hair Analysis Conjecture for Detection of Cocaine in Hair Samples," by Tom Mieczkowski, Chris Sullivan, and Michael Kruger, published in the April 2007 issue of Forensic Science Communications, contained a typographical error. Under the heading "Urinalysis Data and Hair Analysis Data," Bayes' theorem was expressed as follows:
Regrettably, a typographical error occurred in the URL of Kaneka Pharma Europe NV.
An Executive spokeswoman said: "It was a typographical error and we have taken steps to make sure it does not happen again."
I recognize that this may have been a typographical error, but thought I should bring it to your attention.
Note: Due to a typographical error, this program was referred to last week as an on-premise program.
Armstrong contends that its bid bond contained an obvious typographical error that should have been waived by the agency.
The May 21 NCR story about allegations of sexual abuse at the now-closed Boston School for the Deaf inadvertently included a typographical error made by a wire service in reporting a statement from the Sisters of St.
IMUTTLEY is indebted to reader Jim Burrows for pointing out that the quote from Miles Phillips, director of marketing at 49's Ltd, in Wednesday's paper: "I'm sure I will get calls from customers who can't tell Brushwood from the real thing," was obviously a typographical error, replacing the word `morons' with `customers'.
A typographical error distorted the meaning of part of the Point of View piece by Dr.
Also, a letter from Gabe Kaimowitz on the Bar's Committee to Review Lawyer Discipline contained a typographical error in one paragraph.