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Bug #11441 closed:off topic

Spelling Error

This bug appeared in a news report published by HowLifeWorks.com on Aug 20, 2010. View the original news report.
Bug Type:  Typo, Spelling, Grammar

"Once they had solved the delivery method dilemma, they turned their attention to formulating ingredients that targetted the 5 most significant signs of damaged hair:"


The past tense of "target" is "targeted", not "targetted".

Supporting Information:

Merriam-Webster dictionary: 

Main Entry: 2targetFunction: transitive verb

Date: 1837

1 : to make a target of <targeted her for promotion>; especially : to set as a goal


Vanessa has not contacted HowLifeWorks.com

Bug History

Aug 20, 2010 3:51 pm Open Vanessa
Aug 20, 2010 9:01 pm Open: Under Discussion Scott Rosenberg
Aug 20, 2010 9:02 pm Closed: Off Topic Scott Rosenberg

Discussion Leave a comment

As of right now the error appears to be fixed -- and in any case we're de-emphasizing simple copy-editing errors here in favor of more substantive or consequential issues. So we're closing this one out. Thank you!

Aug 20, 2010 9:01 pm