“80 Proofreader” 

"80 Proofreader"Correction by erasure.


Play on words

80 proof

  • Alcohol proof
  • Measure of the content of ethanol (alcohol) in an alcoholic beverage


  • Reading of a galley proof or an electronic copy of a publication
  • To detect and correct production errors of text or art


Expanded info:

Erasure code “Flavor Text”

  • Information theory, an erasure code is a forward error correction (FEC) code for the binary erasure channel
  • Transforms a message of k symbols into a longer message (code word) with n symbols such that the original message can be recovered from a subset of the n symbols