BBC’s Best Typo

With all the flap last week about Facebook buying WhatsApp for a stupidly large amount of money, I think most people missed BBC’s awesome typo on their first attempt at breaking the news. Here’s a screenshot of the notifications for it and its correction (and I swear, this is unmodified except for the hilight I added):

On My 50th Birthday

So I’ve finished half a century on the Earth. The word century always sounds impressive. And while fifty years sounds impressive, half a century sounds even better. I don’t feel fifty years old but I really don’t feel half a century old.

So many things have turned out differently from what I ever might have imagined.

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