Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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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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