Proof that Capricans can’t spell for toffee

Two episodes into Battlestar Galactica prequel series Caprica and I’m quite enjoying it, especially Esai Morales’s performance as Joseph Adama (magnetic and growly and totally convincing, rather like Edward James Olmos as his son William in the original show – great casting!).

However, the second episode contained these two spelling howlers:

As a pedantic sub-editor and grammar Nazi, I think I understand now why the Cylons decided to nuke the planet.



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14 responses to “Proof that Capricans can’t spell for toffee

  1. Presumably they sacked the designers and outsourced page-layout to a call centre in Bangalore in the way the rest of the US press have…

  2. So, when it comes to the printed word, the colonials have been cutting corners in more ways than one..?

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  4. Lerxst

    Jayne, tell me you weren’t sat there going through on freezeframe, checking the spelling…. 🙂

  5. jaynenelson

    Yes! How did you know?

    I wanted that Action Man so much when I was a kid, and all I got were sodding Barbies.

  6. I’d have given anything for that wind-up Evel Knievel stunt motorbike and action figure. Never, ever got one. The boy next door had one though, just to rub salt in the wounds. AND he had the Six Million Dollar Man action figure, which I also coveted.

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