The Boston Globe publishes typo of the day

The Boston Globe on Friday afternoon tweeted a typo that will propel you into the weekend on a cloud of, it for yourself:

The Globe corrected the typo, but several readers still thought the error was a gas.

Update: 4:16 p.m.: The Globe explained its policy against deleting typographically erroneous tweets in a subsequent tweet.

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    Benjamin Mullin is the managing editor of He previously reported for Poynter as a staff writer, Google Journalism Fellow and Naughton Fellow, covering journalism innovation, business practices and ethics.


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