Here's a typical week's sampling for your discomfort:
Auto Accident: An article in Friday's crime section reported that
Close-Out: In the Tuesday Business section it was incorrectly reported that Rudy's Discount Jewelry is going out of business with everything in stock at half off. We stand corrected. Everything in the store is 50% off.
Household Tips: In an article in Thursday's home section it was incorrectly reported that an admixture of ammonia and chlorox, diluted in warm water, make an unbeatable floor-cleaning solution. It in fact is a lethal combination that will produce a noxious, poisonous gas. The state of
Robber's name: The name of the car wash robber reported in Saturday's For the Record should be Chad Falk instead of Faulk, as previously reported. Rather than die after crashing into a tree, he escaped the robbery scene by driving through the car wash in an open convertible and he was scrubbed to death.
Survey: A survey that appeared Saturday reported that a baby crying is one of the most disturbing sounds known to man. Crying occupied second place, according to the National Bureau of Audio Phenomena. The most disturbing sound to human beings scientists ranked as whining, closely followed by humming, lip smacking and the voice of an elderly white man saying, "Don't mind if I do," when offered a plate of dumplings.
Double Oops: For The Record Monday gave the wrong first name for the man whose last name was misspelled in the Sunday section. He is tenor saxophonist and intuitive Herman Falk, not car wash robber Chad Falk. But he likes the manly sound of the name
Astrology: Wednesday's horoscope incorrectly appeared on Tuesday. Instead of "Go ahead and tell your boss what you think," the proper advice for Tuesday was, "be cautious, don’t reveal what you're thinking. You could regret speaking your mind."
Cause of Death: Herman Faulk was not scrubbed to death, as previously reported. (Oops, that is Falk, not Faulk, but serves him right for having a name nobody can spell). An autopsy revealed this week that he was beheaded. Mr. Falk now resides happily in
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