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It's a 'Doggy-dog World,' and More of the Best New Yorker Spelling Errors

It's a 'Doggy-dog World,' and More of the Best New Yorker Spelling Errors

Author and former New Yorker editor Daniel Menaker and cartoonist Roz Chast discuss their new book, The African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense, a fun collection of unintentionally meaningful spelling errors that began when Menaker came across the sentence: “The zebras were grazing on the African svelte." Illustrated by Chast, the collection includes mistakes such as "for all intensive purposes" and "doggy-dog world.”

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