National Proofreading Day:
National Proofreading Day is being celebrated On Every 8th March to mark the importance of Sending perfect Documents.
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Why National Proofreading Day?
Do you get irritated when you look at a file filled with grammatical mistakes? Are you a person that loves to correct grammar mistakes in every document? Well, the National Proofreading day is specially made for you. The day is celebrated on 8th March every year. The day marks the importance of perfect documents and Proofreading for every file before sending them out.
We all make types of grammatical errors every time we start to write. These errors may not create a problem personally but are troublesome on a professional level. Therefore the National Proofreading day motives to encourage you to read and revise your documents again to avoid any error. In case your Proofreading work is done by your colleagues or a coworker, National Proofreading day is the best opportunity to thank your friend or co-worker who helps you to revise your document and make them free of any errors.
The methods of Proofreading have evolved during the years making the work easier and less time-consuming. The documentary work formally came into being in the 17th century and that is when the Proofreading work came into being too. In the 17th century soon after the work came into being authors themselves were responsible for their mistakes and their work. Later some people began to pass their Proofreading work to their friends, colleagues and were used to paying them, and voila! That is when Proofreading work started to evolve into a profession.
In 1631 a big mistake took place when the bible of the author king James had a minor Proofreading error and it became a huge issue that the author had to stop its supply in the market and had to reprint the book without any error which followed to a great loss to the author. In the year 1996, Julian Barnes wrote a short story titled “Evermore” which was a Proofreading dictionary explaining some very important features about the topic as a protagonist.
In 2011 the Proofreading day was officially introduced to the world. And today there are many applications available online that make the task easier and gobbles less time.
How to observe National Proofreading Day?
- Study some common spelling mistakes that people make:-
There are some words whose spelling is just not in our minds and every time we have to write the word we either take the help of autocorrect or google. But now you can take National Proofreading day as an excuse to learn those spelling appropriately.
- Make a habit of Proofreading:-
This Proofreading day makes it a habit to proofread everything you’ll write in the future, be it an article or a diary entry.
- Make awareness:-
Many people are unaware of the National Proofreading day. Hence you can spread awareness about the day just by sharing a picture of your Proofreading your documents and do not forget to use #NationalProofreadingday in the caption on your social media handles.
- Share some tips:-
If you love Proofreading your work and other’s work too. You can give some unique tips to your friends personally or through social media handles about Proofreading any document.
Interesting facts on National Proofreading Day:
Here are some interesting facts about Proofreading and National Proofreading day that you would love to know:-
- Judy beavers mother holds the title of “grammar police” as she was very fond of correcting people.
- The Proofreading day was introduced later in the year 2011
- The Proofreading day as though made to owner Judy’s mother and her correcting skills but her main motive behind was to make people refresh their skills on the day
- Judy spread awareness about the National Proofreading day through her site NationalProofreadingday.com 1
- Judy has also uploaded some grammar sources on her site to help people refresh their grammar skills.
History of National Proofreading Day?
The National Proofreading day was marked in 2011 by Judy Beaver to her mother and her skills of correcting everyone Grammarly. She thought that it would be a fun and exciting way to remember her mother on her birthday.
Judy beaver filled her site nationalProofreadingday.com with lots of grammar information that one could adopt in daily life and can set their names in the field of writing and correction.