Cleaning Out The Inbox (EESPN Typo Edition)

Monday, February 18, 2008

It's been awhile since I've put up an ESPN Typo post, but now is as good a time as any right? A flurry of them came in over the weekend and I've decided to throw them all together in one post. As always, I know it's tough to edit thousands and thousands of pages but these are pretty funny so I couldn't let them go unseen.

Let's play find the typo (click for larger version)!


Wait, where is Pedro again?

So what was that score again? And did we maybe jump the gun on that one??? (It never gets old)

Thanks to Mike, Dan, and Brett for the pics!

Posted by Awful Announcing- at 11:09 AM


I know the typo in the first one. "Internet Explorer"

S.O.L. said...
Feb 18, 2008, 11:29:00 AM  

Ha....should have cropped that nonsense out.

Feb 18, 2008, 11:36:00 AM  

About the only thing I regularly watch the NFL-Network every year is their coverage of the Scouting Combine. find AA's typo

Anonymous said...
Feb 18, 2008, 12:15:00 PM  

From the AA post right before the post regarding ESPN's typos:

"It was last Thursday wehn Fanhouse's MDS reported that ESPN might be expanding Keyshawn Johnson's role if he doesn't return back to the NFL."

How many pages do you have to edit?

Anonymous said...
Feb 18, 2008, 12:24:00 PM  

Tucson is spelled wrong more often than it's spelled right. People like to spell Phoenix "Pheonix" too. Arizona is tough on poor spellers.

Anonymous said...
Feb 18, 2008, 12:24:00 PM  

Thanks Anons! You are invaluable to this site. If you have paypal accounts please let me know so I can pay you for your editing services!

Feb 18, 2008, 12:45:00 PM  

Hey AA u r just jeluss that u got owned when u r trying to make fun of ESPNs spelling.

Anonymous said...
Feb 18, 2008, 8:16:00 PM  

In case you haven't guessed, the third and final mistake is a blank template page. The purpose is to make it easier for the webmaster to post whenever the event finally happens. Celebrity obituaries are kept on the same basis.

Unfortunately, someone hit the wrong button in this instance and it was seen online. Of course, Memphis eventually won the game.

The most famous error of this kind was in 1998, when Bob Hope was reported dead and this was even passed along to the floor of the House of Representatives. Hope lived another five years after that.

But the most famous such SNAFU happened in 1944, when a British telegraph operator typed up a notice of the invasion of Normandy as practice. Somehow this got onto the wire services. The actual invasion was about two weeks later.

Sorry for the long post, but this needed some explanation.

Desmond said...
Feb 21, 2008, 2:04:00 PM  

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