Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
April 27 2007 10:51 AM


In an April 26 "Brains!," George Johnson referred to "the little Sunkist boxes" of raisins he ate as a child. It's Sun-Maid, not Sunkist.

In the April 26 "Jurisprudence," Scott Jacobs misstated the name of Canada's National Post.


In the April 25 "Explainer," Christopher Beam stated that Jupiter is 100 times Earth's mass. It is 318 times more massive.

In the April 24 "Press Box," Jack Shafer misidentified the title of Gay Talese's The Kingdom and the Power as The Kingdom and the Glory.

In the April 23 "Explainer," Michelle Tsai incorrectly said biblical figures like Noah and Moses live in Dante's limbo. Dante states that Jesus Christ carried them from limbo to heaven. The story also said that Presbyterian, Baptist, and German and Dutch reformed traditions believe in predestination. Baptists do not; only the most conservative Presbyterians and German and Dutch reformed traditions do.

In an April 23 "TV Club," Timothy Noah misquoted a piece of dialogue from The Godfather: Part II. Noah's quotation inadvertently omitted the words "come and" from "Where my wife sleeps. Where my children come and play with their toys." To hear Al Pacino recite this line, click here.

In the April 23 "War Stories," Fred Kaplan misquoted Casey Stengel's famous line, "Can't anybody here play this game?"

In the April 19 "Deathwatch," Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Dahlia Lithwick misstated the nature of the charges that Republicans criticized former U.S. attorney David Iglesias for declining to bring before the 2006 election. The relevant charges involved accusations about public corruption by Democratic officials, not voter fraud.

In the April 18 "Summary Judgment" item about Avril Lavigne, Doree Shafrir misidentified the Toronto Star as the Toronto Sun.

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