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09-28-2008   #1 (permalink)
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DES MOINES, Iowa - The president of an Iowa college says he's sorry about an unfortunate and offensive typo in a school handbook.

A calendar entry for Feb. 16, 2009, was supposed to read "Black History Lunch and Learn." Instead, it says "Black History Linch and Learn."

It sounds like "lynch," a term commonly used for hangings by a mob.
More @ Iowa college apologizes for offensive typo - Race & ethnicity - MSNBC.com
 
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Uhh....lunch? What does history have to do with lunch?
 
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Common mistakes actually.
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Uhh....lunch? What does history have to do with lunch?
it's an event
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Learn while eating lunch ;o Lynching is ebil.
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oh yah,saw this on the news
pretty unlucky lol
 
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If you look at the keyboard, "y" is just as close to "u" as "i" is. That is one lucky typo~
 
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Yeah. It'd be worse if they accidentally hit the y instead of the i. But a "Black History Lynch and Learn" actually sounds like an event you'd have back in the South back in the day doesn't it?
 

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