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:


At 5:42 PM, April 20, 2009, Blogger Nicole said...

And, hey, whaddya know, I didn't make it an entire year without blogging! (I'm as surprised as you are.)

At 11:23 PM, April 20, 2009, Anonymous awu said...

Yay! (If I followed the local team, I'd make some sort of comment about this being the least of their problems, but since I don't ...)

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And here I thought you were coming out of hiding to slam the Orioles!

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At 10:36 AM, May 06, 2010, Anonymous Klaus said...

We had the same here in germany many years ago. The soccer team from "Fortuna Düsseldorf" had "Dusseldorf" on their shirts. For all non-german-speakers: "Dussel" means stupid person.

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