Raymond misreads newspaper head… no wait, I didn’t!

Raymond Chen

I have a habit of misreading newspaper headlines, so I simply assumed that this was just another one: Phelps sets word record in 400 IM. (And no, I don’t normally read the Rocky Mountain News. The actual headline was printed across the top of the June 30 Seattle Times Sports section, but I couldn’t find the headline in the online archives, so I found another newspaper with the same headline.)

Wow, how fast did he IM 400 words?

Duh, I must’ve misread it. Obviously the headline said world record.

No wait, it really was word record!


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