Thursday, October 14, 2010

Candidate Whitey

Oh my, this poor candidate's name was misspelled as "Whitey" on a Chicago ballot. My stomach hurts from laughing.

4 comments:

Spelling G. said...

Two observations:

1) It seems that typos & sloppiness in spelling and grammar is becoming more and more pervasive. I see it in every single book I pick up. There is even one in that bostom.com story in the link: "Green Party Chairman Phil Huckelberry says it's not clear what affect the mistake may have had on early voters." A bit of irony, eh?

2) See also:

http://www.tbd.com/blogs/amanda-hess/2010/10/hiv-positive-black-gay-men-to-get-the-bayard-rustin-project-a-district-campaign-against-aids-2873.html

Spelling G. said...

And now I see I made a mistake up there!

Bob said...

I thought you were being a funnyman.

Hunter said...

I love the errors induced by auto-spell check. My all-time favorite:

"I apologize for any incontinence...'