If there's one thing you can count on the internet for, is that there will always be a grammar nerd ready to take up copy-editing duties on whatever you write, for free.
Maybe it's because it's the lowest common denominator of criticism, the bottom-hanging fruit of "I'm better than you," but people love catching grammatical errors.
In fact, researchers have even conducted studies on the grammar nazis and have empirically discovered that they're jerks.
And although I think a person's time can generally be spent better elsewhere, there are some print errors that are so egregious, they just need to be called out.
Like when newspapers make particularly embarrassing headline blunders...on the front page.
One of the more recent and cringe-worthy errors is this unfortunate front page headline that somehow made it to the cover of Cambridge News.
This very literal, "100PT Splash Heading Here" placeholder managed to make it to print.
And people everywhere couldn't help but point it out.
It was an especially excruciating sight for journalists.
If you think you’re having a bad day, just think how the editor of the Cambridge News must be feeling....😱— Jacqui Oatley (@JacquiOatley) December 6, 2017
Although some think the whole thing could be a very clever marketing move.
That’s a tough morning 🙈! I want a copy! Will prob do great sales...smart 😏— Nathan Judah (@njudah_star) December 6, 2017
There were Twitter users who predicted that the mistake will be forever memorialized in the annals of journalism.
The paper quickly went on social media to apologize for the error.
We would like to sincerely apologise for the technical problem that caused the main headline to not appear on the Cambridge edition, although the correct one was printed on the Cambourne News— Cambridge News (@CambridgeNewsUK) December 6, 2017
As did the editor in chief, who has a serious amount of egg on his face right now.
But in all honesty, it's not that big of a deal. Waterson does have a point, at the end of the day it's a pretty funny story.
Unless you take your print newspaper front page headlines very, very seriously.