Putting the pal in principal

Everyone makes mistakes. And copyediting mistakes are especially easy to make (AOA is ongoing proof of that). But this one, from a job listing for the Saratoga Springs High School principal position, is a tough one:

saratoga springs hs principle

Perhaps the district is looking for a principled principal.

We took that screenshot Sunday evening. To the poster's credit, the listing was fixed today.

[via Sara]

Earlier on AOA: Something malfunctioned

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It's just astonishing how many communication's from are schools are misspelt.

Seriously, school types -- I'm supposed to accept your judgment of my child when you don't know the difference between "you're" and "your"? Grrrrrr.....

This reminds of the time I pointed out to the manager of the Saratoga Border's that the shiny lettering above the 'stationary' section was spelled wrong. An understandable mistake...maybe... but at a bookstore?

Didn't anyone ever teach them that your principal is your PAL?

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