A "Newspaper" Story
- Tuesday, January 25, 2005
There is an old "newspaper" story that a news account about a crime stated, "Officer Jones is a 'defective' on the local police force."
The next day, they printed a statement, "Yesterday we said Officer Jones is a defective on the local police force." We apologize for the error. We meant to say, "Officer Jones is a detective on the local police 'farce'."
The next day, they printed another statement, "Day before yesterday, we erroneously called Officer Jones a defective on the police force. Yesterday, trying to correct the error, we called him a detective on the police farce. We wish to correct this error, too, and say.... we're sorry we even mentioned Officer Jones or the story at all!!"
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