More From “Just My Typo”

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This wonderful little book was compiled by Drummond Moir. Here is today’s offering:

ONE MAN WAS ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL SUFFERING FROM BUNS (Bristol Gazette)

GERMANS ARE SO SMALL THAT THERE MAY BE AS MANY AS ONE BILLION, SEVEN-HUNDRED MILLION OF THEM IN A DROP OF WATER
(Mobile Press)

With its highly evolved social structure of tens of thousands of worker bees commanded by Queen Elizabeth, the honey bee genome could also improve the search for genes linked to social behavior….Queen Elizabeth has 10 times the lifespan of workers and lays up to 2,000 eggs a day. (Reuters)

During Woodrow Wilson’s presidency, the Washington Post was credited with the “most famous newspaper typo” in DC history. The Post intended to report that President Wilson had been “entertaining” his future wife, Mrs. Galt, but instead wrote that he had been “entering” her.

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2 responses to “More From “Just My Typo”

  1. Ha ha! These are good!

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