Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Aug. 27 2010 6:51 AM


In an Aug. 26 "Culturebox," Adam Kirsch left out the "an" in the title The Sense of an Ending.

In the Aug. 26 "Press Box," Jack Shafer mistakenly stated that the one edition of Publick Occurrences had multiple blank pages. It had just one.


In the Aug. 26 "Science," Daniel Lametti misspelled the first name of squat-toilet-accessory inventor Jonathan Isbit.

In an Aug. 26 "DoubleX," Noreen Malone incorrectly referred to Alex Sink's gubernatorial bid as failed. Sink won the Democratic primary.

In an Aug. 25 "Sports Nut," Phil Birnbaum miscalculated the operating income for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2008. It was about $3 million, not $1 million.

In the Aug. 24 "Medical Examiner," Emily Yoffe misidentified Bruce Stillman as the director of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. He is its president.


In an Aug. 24 "Politics," David Weigel misspelled the last name of Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan.

In a Aug. 24 "TV Club" entry, John Swansburg misspelled the name of Slate reader Gavin Fritton.

In the Aug. 23 " Fighting Words," Christopher Hitchens wrote that, in a statement about the 2009 Iranian elections, Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf used the term Vilayet-i-faquih without translating it. The term was explained earlier in the statement.

In the Aug. 23 "Science" and an accompanying slide show, Daniel Engber misspelled County as Country in The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.

In the Aug. 18 "Architecture," Witold Rybczynski misstated the date that Penn Station was demolished. The demolition took place in 1963.

In an Aug. 16 "Brow Beat" post, Michael Agger mistakenly said that Dustin Johnson is from Southern California. He is from South Carolina.

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