Monday, April 20, 2009

O noes — no O's!

Peeking out of my blogging coffin to share this tidbit with all you overworked copy editors, if schadenfreude's your thing:

The Nationals are making copy-editing (and baseball uniform) news with their latest misstep: Two players were sporting uniforms with the team name spelled "Natinals." (They quickly switched to properly spelled garb, but the damage was done.)

To make matters worse, the spelling gaffe came on the heels of another uniform problem days earlier, when a player wore a jersey with an upside-down N: