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Calling All Type Os

Here’s a secret: The New Haven Independent is not part of a multinational media conglomerate with a billion-dollar budget that has room to pay for proofreaders. (Actually, trying to get multinational media conglomerates to spend change on proofreaders these days isn’t always easy, anyway.)

So we need your help!

Any time you find a misspelling or other typographical error in a story on our site, please let us know by e-mailing us with the form below.

Ever grateful for the help, we will keep track of how many typos each reader catches. To say thanks, we will periodically award the leading typo-catcher a free New Haven Independent coffee mug. We may not have a budget for proofreaders. But we do have a line item for “thank you” gifts.

Typo Submission Form

Please include the story title or link to the page.




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Typo-Catcher Standings

Here are the most recently updated figures for Independent typo-catchers:

Round beginning March 4, 2014:

Gretchen Pritchard 13
Colin Burke 8
Alyson Heimer 5
Tom Breen 2
Steve Whinfield 1
Anne Sommer 1
Scott Muir 1
Martha Smith 1

Previous Round:

Debbie Elkin 142
Mindi Englart 109
Alyson Heimer 89
Colin Burke 48
Gretchen Pritchard 44
Heather Locklear 16
Noelle Shipley 14
David Elkin-Ginnetti 12
Tom Breen 10
Anne Sommer 7
Amy Marx 6
Juli Stupakevich 5
Nick Allen 5
Jessica Holmes 4
Scott Muir 4
Paula Panzaerella 4
Randi Rubin Rodriguez 3
Peter Stein 3
Peter Cunningham 3
Paula Panzaerella 3
pat Wallace 2
Karen Robinson 2
Karen King 2
Eddie Camp 2
Avital Sokolow-Silverman 1
Anstress Farwell 1
Ned Kennington 1
Andrew Boone 1
Zoe Keller 1
Paul Wessel 1
Michael Ross 1
Tessa Marquis 1
Stuart Miller 1
Mark Abraham 1
Pierrette Silverman 1
Rob Narracci 1
Judy Nugent 1

Our Past Winners:

Anne Sommer
Karen Wood
Susan Papa
Alyson Heimer & Anne Sommer
Leanna Boychenko & Sean Harrigan
Chuck Riley
Jonathan Boulware
Laurie Desiato
Juli Stupakevich
Matt Presser
Natalie Shonka
Dennis Kelly
Hunter Smith
Christian Pettker
Keith Johnson
Chris Lewine
Heather Locklear
Dave Kysela
Jonathan Boulware
Deborah Marcuse
Jonathan Boulware
Mark Abraham
Karen Wood
Alex Karman
Joe Jolly
Bruce Crowder
Jon-Jay Tilsen
Keith Malloy
Peter Stein

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