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Newspaper Misspells it's OWN Name on Front Page
Publius' Forum ^ | 07/24/08 | Warner Todd Huston

Posted on 07/24/2008 8:39:48 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

For a little humorous break from the world of hard news, we have the embarrassing story of the Valley News that serves Vermont and New Hampshire misspelling its own name on the front page of the July 21 issue.

The big oopsie was followed on July 22 with an egg-on-the-face, editor's note apologizing to the readers for this ridiculous mistake.

Editor's Note - Readers may have noticed that the Valley News misspelled its own name on yesterday's front page. Given that we routinely call on other institutions to hold them accountable for their mistakes, let us say for the record: We sure feel silly.

Gosh darn it but don't they look silly? Still, it's great that they took the gaffe in good humor. After all, with a mistake that absurd, what else could you do?

Read the rest at Publiusforum.com...


TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous; Politics
KEYWORDS: newhampshire; newspaper; oops; vermont
Ooopsie!
1 posted on 07/24/2008 8:39:48 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Funny, but we all make mistakes.

Now back to TreeRepublic...


2 posted on 07/24/2008 8:43:59 PM PDT by max americana
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To: max americana

Whsta Mispellled?


3 posted on 07/24/2008 8:46:31 PM PDT by Coffee200am ("We should all be living in mud huts and riding bicycles to avoid killing the polar bears..."/s)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

4 posted on 07/24/2008 8:47:08 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Tax-chick

Typso ping


5 posted on 07/24/2008 8:48:03 PM PDT by TheMom (My baby just graduated from High School - send money for college!)
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To: hole_n_one

Looks ok to me


6 posted on 07/24/2008 8:48:43 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: al baby

7 posted on 07/24/2008 8:50:19 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Mobile Vulgus

The real kicker of the story was that it wasn’t caught until 3 days later when Hester Thompson was cleaning out her budgie’s cage. /sarc


8 posted on 07/24/2008 8:51:48 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Could been worse as in Newz.


9 posted on 07/24/2008 8:51:56 PM PDT by Global2010 (OKIE DOKIE)
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To: Mobile Vulgus; abb; weegee; Grampa Dave; Tax-chick
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10 posted on 07/24/2008 8:51:59 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

They just had lots of News - the plural of News is Newss.


11 posted on 07/24/2008 8:53:59 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Well, that’s what happens when you outsource your reporting and printing to a non-Engrish speaking country.


13 posted on 07/24/2008 8:56:29 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Barack Hussein Obama=Jimmy Carter Part Douche)
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To: hole_n_one

smart axe


14 posted on 07/24/2008 8:57:45 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
It's not the first time . . .

The Manchester Guardian (now just The Guardian) was notorious for typos, especially back in the days of hot type.

Supposedly they once spelled their own name on the masthead "GRAUNIAD" but it may have just been "GAURDIAN".

16 posted on 07/24/2008 9:00:44 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of ye Chase, TTGS Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: F15Eagle

Im stunned


17 posted on 07/24/2008 9:05:59 PM PDT by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: F15Eagle; hole_n_one; Mobile Vulgus
Résumé is also short one accent.

I won’t mention a tragic error in the headline.

18 posted on 07/24/2008 9:11:59 PM PDT by dighton
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To: F15Eagle

I also put a damn ‘ in its in my own headline when I shouldn’t have!! Even I misspelled something, dangit!

LOL


19 posted on 07/24/2008 10:13:29 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus; Ryan Spock; TheMom; TChris; Xenalyte; Semper Vigilantis; georgiadevildog; ...

Typso ping - it seems to be srpeading.


20 posted on 07/25/2008 4:48:31 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Tax-chick's House of Herpets. Support your local reptile vet!)
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To: al baby

OLL


21 posted on 07/25/2008 7:02:06 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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