Ridiculous Typos & Piss-Poor Proof-Reading

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As a matter of research for a new book, I've just been over on a site which recruits people to appear in Reality TV shows. I don't think I've seen so many misplaced apostrophes since Scarborough Sea Front and one show wanted 'outspoken and query people'. I presume they meant 'quirky' people, rather than people who may not be people at all?
 

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As a matter of research for a new book, I've just been over on a site which recruits people to appear in Reality TV shows. I don't think I've seen so many misplaced apostrophes since Scarborough Sea Front and one show wanted 'outspoken and query people'. I presume they meant 'quirky' people, rather than people who may not be people at all?

For "reality" telly programmes? You've heard of the computer principle "GIGO"?

It stands for Garbage In, Garbage Out.

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If they cant spell 'queer' I'd like to see what their attempt at 'gender fluid' produces.
 

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Is that something I need to answer?
 

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As a matter of research for a new book, I've just been over on a site which recruits people to appear in Reality TV shows. I don't think I've seen so many misplaced apostrophes since Scarborough Sea Front and one show wanted 'outspoken and query people'. I presume they meant 'quirky' people, rather than people who may not be people at all?
Given the occasional 'reality show' I've watched, I do think they mean 'query people'. As in, we have to query if it is possible these beings are sentient members of the human race, or are they specially bred morons, possibly from one of the dimmer types of plankton?
 
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