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The $80 million hyphen and other insanely expensive typos

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 19: To err is human, but sometimes even the most innocent of mistakes lead to big, expensive consequences. Typos have led to million-dollar lawsuits, the collapse of businesses, and even the destruction of a NASA spacecraft. Here are some extreme examples of why you should always dot your i's, cross your t's, and maybe even consider hiring an editor when the stakes are high.Related: Signs You're Too Frugal

Is There an Editor in the House?

To err is human, but sometimes even the most innocent of mistakes lead to big, expensive consequences. Typos have led to million-dollar lawsuits, the collapse of businesses, and even the destruction of a NASA spacecraft. Here are some extreme examples of why you should always dot your i's, cross your t's, and maybe even consider hiring an editor when the stakes are high.

Related: Signs You're Too Frugal

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