Spell check, the devil’s proofreader.
So you’re an attorney with a trial coming up, but are still recovering from back surgery. You want the court to continue the trial. You even have a doctor’s note! So you file a “Motion for a Continuance” with one teeny, tiny typo:
Plaintiff moves the court for a continuance of the trial for the reason that counsel for the plaintiff is recovering from dick surgery …
Now that has got to hurt! Click here – ouch! – to see the Motion and the doctor’s note (for the injured disk).