Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Feb. 25 2011 7:03 AM


Red pen.

In the Feb. 25 "Explainer," Juliet Lapidos misstated Herb Friedman's military rank. He is a retired Army Sergeant Major, not a retired Sergeant.

In the Feb. 25 "Transport," Tom Vanderbilt mistakenly attributed the poem "The Second Coming" to Keats. It was written by Yeats.


In the Feb. 24 "Silver Lining," Emily Yoffe referred to Disneyland instead of Disney World.

In a Feb. 23 "DoubleX" blog post, Martha P. Nochimson misspelled Alastair Macaulay's name.

In the Feb. 23 "Foreigners" slide show, Elizabeth Weingarten misspelled Will Ferrell's last name.

In the Feb 23 "Hey, Wait a Minute," Dafna Linzer misspelled the first name of Francis Scott Key.

In a Feb. 22 "Slatest" item headline, Meredith Simons accidentally omitted the letter o from the word account, which resulted in an unfortunate typo.

In the Feb. 22 "Supreme Court Dispatches," Dahlia Lithwick misspelled the first name of law professor Garrett Epps.

In a Feb. 22 "Politics" article, David Weigel misstated the amount of Wisconsin's budget deficit, using the magnitude billions instead of millions.

In the Feb. 21 "Books," Timothy Noah, in citing international academic rankings of American 15-year-olds for 2003 and 2006, neglected to point out that the 2003 ranking was for reading skills, while the 2006 ranking was for math skills.

In a Feb. 18 "Technology," Farhad Manjoo misstated the procedure for accessing Gmail with two-factor authentication if you lose your cell phone. Along with giving you a set of backup codes, Google also asks you to set up a backup phone number for emergencies.

In the Feb. 17 "Movies," Dana Stevens misidentified the gangsters in Taken as Russian, not Albanian.

In the Feb. 17 "Crime," Christopher Beam wrote that the the Cherry Island Landfill is in Newark, Del. It is in Wilmington.

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