A Huffington Post story about a woman with an awesome name (“Cherries Waffles Tennis”) and her brush with the law resulted in an amusing correction:
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that Tennis was arrested for allegedly making “fraudulent purposes.” Clearly that is neither a crime nor a statement that makes any sense. She was arrested for allegedly making fraudulent purchases.
But that may not have been the original version of the correction. According to the Twitter account @_youhadonejob, the correction originally restated the mistaken text:
Huffpost makes the same mistake in the correction. pic.twitter.com/0KfoMQg79t
— You had one job (@_youhadonejob) September 7, 2014
Fair warning: I didn’t see the original allegedly incorrect correction for myself on the HuffPost site.
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