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Kill Duck Before Serving: Red Faces at The New York Times: A Collection of the Newspaper's Most Interesting, Embarrassing and Off-Beat Corrections

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That's Fit to Print"
"All the News

On June 21, 1950, the front page slogan appeared like this. By the time the error was noticed, it was too late to correct it that day. But it was corrected, in a manner of speaking, the next day and every day thereafter.

Even Homer nods. Some mistakes are careless oversights while others are genuine howlers. This irresistible collection of n
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published January 14th 2002 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Lisa
Aug 01, 2008 Lisa rated it liked it
Lots of fun -- New York Times corrections that make you not feel so very bad about the ones that run in your own newspaper. An example: "A summary about primate and video games incorrectly described an aspect of monkey anatomy. Monkeys do have opposable thumbs."
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Aug 25, 2007 Inggita rated it really liked it
a gift from Linda Amster, New York Times' researcher - a collectible from one of world's greatest newspapers - a tribute to accuracy is this book that collects publishing and reporting errors of the daily.
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