10/21/11

Erratum

You write a poem that is two pages long.
You and ask me to add an erratum...
Why do I refuse?
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An erratum is an error or mistake in writing or printing.
So why would I add that?

Erratum

n.; pl. Errata (#). [L., fr. errare, erratum, to wander, err. See Err.]
An error or mistake in writing or printing.

 “A single erratum may knock out the brains of a whole passage.” Cowper.


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