erratum : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind

  • You should 'fess up to your mistake or, as we judges like to say, issue an erratum (yes, we do make mistakes) in your next issue.
  • Next morning, the Post had a far more surprising item on the front page: a two-column erratum box explaining that Goldwater had really been referring to Harry Truman.
  • He is wrong; man is a thinking erratum.
News & Articles

  • Spain blames typo for adding $13B to national debt
    A slight typo in a 2014 debt forecast report released by Spain's Economy Ministry this week forecast the number a bit higher than is true — by $13.6 billion. "It is an erratum," a spokeswoman for the Economy Ministry told Agence France-Presse . The typo took four days to ...
    Oct. 4, 2013 - The Washington Times

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