This is a clever play on words that has created countless errors. As we’re based in Vancouver, BC, we’ve seen this one often.

That big body of water just off the west coast? It’s the Georgia Strait (or, to use the official name, the Strait of Georgia). That local weekly news and entertainment newspaper? It’s the Georgia Straight. A clever play on words, but one that has created countless errors. But never fear – ProofingQueen is always on the lookout for errors like this!