Typo of the Month - or How Much Are You Worth?

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You may have seen recent accounts of the 124-year-old company Taylor & Sons that was bankrupted by a typo in a 2009 UK government register. 

Typos have also been credited with causing chaos on stock exchanges in Israel in 2013 and Wall Street in 2010.

And, back in 1872, an accidental change from 'fruit-plants tropical' to 'fruit, plants tropical' in the list of tax-free imports cost the US government millions of dollars in lost tax on fruit.

Keep that in mind when you're wondering what an editor is worth.