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Monday, July 9, 2012

Sorry, Alex

When you use a trademarked or copyrighted name or logo, you have to use it as written — not the way you think it should be written. My newspaper printed an article today using the name of Alex Trebek’s “Jeopardy!” — without the exclamation point. Ooo! Not good. You’ll never get on as a contestant if you can’t spell it right. How do you feel when someone misspells your name?


Marilynintoronto said...

Did you know that Alex is recovering from a heart attack? It's getting so that nobody sticks around long enough for their followers.

The Grammar Anarchist said...

Gee, Marilynintoronto, Alex has been around for a few decades. However, he's hanging in there. Lots of people survive heart problems!