Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Lillian Ross, On The Other Hand…

"An earlier version of this article misidentified the number of years E.B. White wrote for The New Yorker. It was five decades, not centuries." [Via]

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C_Webb (#855)

Well, there's one fact checker who won't be praised in writing by a spider anytime soon!

panopticist (#1,704)

I noticed this and thought it was an intentional joke, and I laughed.

riggssm (#760)

@panopticist Ditto. One of the funnier corrections I've ever seen.

SidAndFinancy (#4,328)

White instigated the whole hipster artiste movement when he decamped from Manhattan for North Brooklin.

GailPink (#9,712)

Thanks for the spontaneous burst of laughter. It felt good.

A Snood Mood (#1,737)

Is there an award somewhere for title gags? Because you guys deserve all of them.

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