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13 Delightful Guardian Corrections

Everyone makes mistakes. At least the people at The Guardian do it in style.

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1. When they suggested you could make toast by tilting the toaster on its side.

Newspaper correction of the day c/o @guardian

Declan Cashin@Tweet_DecFollow

Newspaper correction of the day c/o @guardian

1:20 PM - 10 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

2. When they got the name of a song ever so slightly wrong.

3. When an incomplete recipe no doubt caused middle-class disasters in kitchens everywhere.

4. When they said transgender US soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Manning took Ellen's selfie, when in fact it was Bradley Cooper.

5. When they suggested that The xx had won a BRIT Award when in fact it was placeholder text.

Handwringing complicated apology / correction in The Guardian today ...

Kevin Cummins@KCMANCFollow

Handwringing complicated apology / correction in The Guardian today ...

1:01 PM - 24 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. When they suggested that a vagina could smell like peaches.

7. When they suggested that savage sheep attacked people.

Great Guardian correction. No, the Philistines were not attacked by hordes of 'savage sheep'

David Byers@davidbyers26Follow

Great Guardian correction. No, the Philistines were not attacked by hordes of 'savage sheep'

10:00 AM - 29 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

8. When a rogue hyphen caused havoc.

Awesome correction in today's @guardian, to be filed under "why hyphens are important"

David Bennett@davidfuzzylimeFollow

Awesome correction in today's @guardian, to be filed under "why hyphens are important"

9:22 PM - 12 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. When they took a photo of the wrong John Major.

Classy correction in the Guardian: "the picture of John Major was in fact someone pretending to be him."

Jeremy Vine@theJeremyVineFollow

Classy correction in the Guardian: "the picture of John Major was in fact someone pretending to be him."

7:51 PM - 29 Nov 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

10. When they snapped back with this.

11. When they mistakenly suggested that everyone should purchase 13kg of lamb to make a nice lamb tangine.

Perhaps our best correction since "we had the worst team in the Premiership" (should have been "worst tea").

Guardian style guide@guardianstyleFollow

Perhaps our best correction since "we had the worst team in the Premiership" (should have been "worst tea").

8:56 PM - 08 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

12. When they suggested that Mick Hucknall had slept with 1000 people in three years when in fact it was 1000 person a year.

13. And the time they omitted a key detail regarding a football club chairman.

My favourite ever @guardian Correction and Clarification…

Eleanor O'Kane@eleanorokaneFollow

My favourite ever @guardian Correction and Clarification…

9:57 AM - 10 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite