The volume of information available in the modern era compared to what we had to work with previously means it's time to adjust some expectations and understandings of norms. People skim heavily. That's the only way to get through everything. And they benefit from it more than if they spent the time to hang on every word of everything they tried to read.
Originally Posted by Rexilion
And when you're skimming, you naturally substitute words without even being aware of it. It's possible to read the article, understand what it was about, and never notice one or two words being off.