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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

In this case yes, college might be a good thing

Poor Ann Curry. Did you see this article?



Brett Michael Dykes, a national affairs writer for Yahoo! News, details Curry's snaffu as commencement speaker at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. Apparently she listed off several notable people who had attended the other Wheaton College. You know, the one in Illinois.

Oops.

The best part is the following:



Need a closer look?



It sure does "ad" insult to injury when reporters misspell words, ey?

11 comments:

Lisa said...

Maybe it's too early in the morning to be dropping the f-bomb, but I f**king hate Ann Curry. Even more, now.

The Mother said...

In his hurry to roast Curry, he roasted himself. Cool.

I don't like her either, but I'd run the spell checker.

kyooty said...

Get out the stones...

Pricilla said...

It sure duz.

Roshni Mitra Chintalapati said...

major gaffe! on both sides!!!

Beta Dad said...

Ouch. She should have read the Wikipedia entry for "Wheaton" more carefully.

SLColman said...

Funny stuff!!

cardiogirl said...

That's when I imagine the other person trotting along on his high horse (one day I want to actually feed a carrot to a high horse) with his head held high.

And then the horse bucks him off, his left foot is stuck in the stirrup and his head bounces on the ground as the high horse gallops off into the horizon.

Keely said...

I don't even know who that is...

blognut said...

Heh. I hate to climb up on my soap box and call attention to myself without making sure I run spell-checker. Poor guy.

Mad Woman said...

I wish I knew who Ann Curry was...but this is funny regardless.