Spelling confusion

Today’s Pearls Before Swine:

 

The phase/faze spelling confusion is covered in lots of usage handbooks and manuals — for example Paul Brians, here. I’m pretty sure that the cartoonist was aiming for faze here.

2 Responses to “Spelling confusion”

  1. John Baker Says:

    Spelled “faze” in the Washington Post print edition and at http://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine. Either it got corrected somewhere along the way or your source suffered a miscorrection.

  2. arnold zwicky Says:

    Fascinating. My source was the ArcaMax site, from which I get Pearls and Dilbert daily. Hard to know whether this was the original error or whether it was a miscorrection.

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