Something I hate: Textbooks that somehow get published before they are proofread.

Sure, the textbook that I was reading today was a first edition, and maybe there wasn't enough time to proofread it before it had to go to press. But is that really an excuse for using the word "breech" instead of "breach," or for consistently using the singular possessive rather than the plural possessive form of the word "auditor"? I can overlook the word "acounting" [sic] in a URL in a footnote a little more easily, but the sheer number of errors overall almost makes me wonder about the competence of the authors and/or the publisher.

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