The May 5 "Food" originally misspelled the name of the creator of the sugar-cookie recipe, Mrslarkin.
In the May 4 "Culturebox," Jon Mooallem mistakenly referred to "ancestors" when he meant descendants.
In an item in the May 3 " Slatest," Kara Hadge incorrectly referred to the Philadelphia Department of Human Services as a federal agency in a headline.
In the May 3 "War Stories," Fred Kaplan originally misspelled Lance Orton's first name.
In an item in the May 1 "Slatest," Nicholas Jackson misstated that BP owned the oil rig that led to the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was owned by TransOcean and being leased by BP.
In a Sept. 28, 2009, " DoubleX"article, Diana Senechal originally misspelled Edgar Allan Poe's middle name.
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