One of the year’s most coveted awards goes to none other than Dave Barry. Here’s how the famous humor writer chose to correct a misspelling he made in a column published by the Miami Herald:
“In yesterday’s column about badminton, I misspelled the name of Guatemalan player Kevin Cordon. I apologize. In my defense, I want to note that in the same column I correctly spelled Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarak, Poompat Sapkulchananart and Porntip Buranapraseatsuk. So by the time I got to Kevin Cordon, my fingers were exhausted.”
Read more about winners of related dubious media awards for 2008 at RegretTheError.com.
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Health magazine has researched and chosen their top U.S. airports according to healthy environments.
Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) leads the pack, and I agree with them. I’ve used the airport at least a dozen times in the past year since I moved here.
This is the criteria they used.
Come to Phoenix and see for yourself!
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I would normally break down this kind of resource for easier, more direct linking…but I ain’t got that kind of time today.
So, I’ll let you jump over to the TIME magazine main page here and click around for yourself.
Perhaps we’re both better off this way…
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