Wednesday, February 12, 2014

This Is Possibly The Most Embarrassing Typo Of The 19th Century

(from buzzfeed.com
by Aaron Calvin)


This very unfortunate typo was discovered by author Melissa Harrison and may stand to be one of the most embarrassing typos ever found in the Georgian era.


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Melissa Harrison@M_Z_Harrison Follow
I'm pretty sure a typo like this, on the first page of your book, was just as painful in 1830 as it is now.

1:22 PM 11 Feb 14

This “Peeface” marks the introductory section of Reverend Robert Forby The Vocabulary Of East Anglia, published in 1830.

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*Blogger's note: There was a mention of another book but they forgot to include it. Talk about what comes around goes around...in a sense lol!