“THE GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL OF COPYEDITING BLOOPERS…

Excerpts from a very emotional response to a 30-day eviction notice (1-3 of 9)…

(1) *This is to advise you that we are in receipt on March 17 of your 30-day notice of Termination of Tenancy, which the Park Manager stated that you want the house back. **[Please be advised that we are in receipt of your 30-day notice of Termination of Tenancy, which the Park Manager delivered to us on the evening of March 17.]

(2) *I am very sure you are awear* of the maintenance and safety problems that occuer* with that house. **[Because I want to give this unfortunate situation the ‘benefit of the doubt,’  I am making the assumption that you may, in fact, not be totally aware of the numerous verbal and written requests we have made for repairs (as required under California Civil Section 1942.5) – most, to no avail.]

(3) *We have tried numerous tymes* to get these repares* completed without success – even with the major fits of rage from distruction* of cabinet cupboards to ‘bear* electrical wires being touched by a two-year-old child! **[One of the most hazardous examples recently occurred when an innocent 2-year-old boy touched ‘live wires’ in a basically unprotected electrical box located on the grounds of the park.]

*The BAD vs. **the GOOD… ( ~ Author unknown )

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