It’s early in the year, and we are sure that many other candidates will come to our attention — they always do — but, thanks to an alert reader, we think we’ve found a finalist for the Best Correction of the Year 2006.
It came in the Wednesday “Dining Out” section of the New York Times, and it reads in its entirety:
“Because of an editing error, a recipe last Wednesday for meatballs with an article about foods to serve during the Super Bowl misstated the amount of chipotle chiles in adbobo to be used. It is one or two canned chilies — not one or two cans.” (Emphasis added.)
Pass the Pepto-Bismol, please.