I was going to go with a ‘truer’ word than ‘kidding’ but this is a family-friendly blog.
You see, the reason for this mini-post is something I noticed in last Friday’s International NY Times. (Honestly, I preferred it when it was called the International Herald Tribune, but branding is everything these days). I had finished the crossword puzzle and was skimming through the news when I came upon the Corrections paragraph. Normally, these corrections involve fixing the spelling of someone’s name or an editing error that left out a sentence (or paragraph) or two.
This, this particular correction though was something quite different and was the first time I had ever seen a particular word – and a description of it – used in the Times (or the old IHT). Here is the page with the Corrections:
And here is just the Corrections notice:
Glad to know that bald eagles have white poop (bald poop?). And I can sleep easier knowing – definitively – that the purple stain on my car is from a vegetarian bird.
Truly “All The News That’s Sh…, er, Fit to Print.”