Dept. of Corrections

Best newspaper correction I’ve seen in a while.

From New Orleans Times-Picayune columnist James Gill:

“I am sorry to disappoint all the readers who wished to apply for the position, but New Orleans does not employ a ‘sex assessor.’ That was a misprint in Wednesday’s column. It should have read ‘tax assessor.’ Slips don’t come much more Freudian than that.”

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Lord only knows how that one slipped past the copy desk. Blame it on Mardi Gras, I suppose.

Hat tip to Regret the Error.

Dave Mann is a former editor of the Observer.

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Published at 5:38 pm CST