In the July 23 "Family," Emily Bazelon misidentified a reader named Mei as male.
In the July 23 "Explainer," Brian Palmer stated that soda in glass bottles is nearly impossible to find in the United States. While the most familiar brands now come in plastic bottles, many smaller companies still use glass.
In the July 22 "Architecture," Witold Rybczynski misspelled the name of England's Stansted Airport.
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