The wrong words…

July 5, 2011

Roche undeterred after FDA’s Avastin rebuff

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG had nothing to lose by giving Avastin another role of the dice, and by doing so showed the world it still believes the drug should be used in breast cancer.

“…another role of the dice….”

Really? Which role will the dice now play?

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Friday July 1

LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index is seen opening flat to lower on Friday, pausing for breath after a strong run this week, at the start of a new month and quarter, with investors focusing back on fundamentals as immediate fears over the Greek debt crisis reside.

This is a very useful site; my request is for correct spelling. the last word in this summary from your news and markets page should be ‘recede’.


Two errors that spellcheckers wouldn’t catch, but readers would catch and did.

We corrected both: GBU Editor

A worker makes its way on a bridge at Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche plant in Basel February 2, 2011. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

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Where do I apply to become a Reuters journalist? I play scrabble regularly so I’m sure my spelling will pass muster before I even use a spellchecker.



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