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Expensive misprint

by Bill Osler / April 16, 2010 8:40 PM PDT
Penguin cooking book typo
"We've said to bookstores that if anyone is small minded enough to complain about this very ... silly mistake then we will happily replace [the book] for them."

The problem? One of the recipes calls for "salt and freshly ground black people" ? instead of pepper ? to be added to the spelt tagliatelle with sardines and prosciutto
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Not sure if we're permitted to chuckle
by Steven Haninger / April 16, 2010 8:46 PM PDT
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I'd suspect maybe a transcription error from a voice recorder.

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by James Denison / April 16, 2010 11:56 PM PDT

maybe 200 years ago, in the heart of Darkest Africa, in a cannibal's pot.

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(NT) What if the recipe called for white pepper? :-)
by Steven Haninger / April 17, 2010 12:12 AM PDT
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In a twist...
by James Denison / April 17, 2010 12:45 AM PDT

...for that instead of getting them young before their color comes in, you have to get them older AFTER their color departs.

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(NT) Then the misprint wouldn't be news at all.
by C1ay / April 17, 2010 12:50 AM PDT
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(NT) The Soylent Green Cookbook?
by EdHannigan / April 16, 2010 10:32 PM PDT
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Most likely approach would be...
by James Denison / April 16, 2010 11:59 PM PDT
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...to make available a single corrected press in page to replace that one for anyone who chooses to file for it. They come with adhesive on the back edge and you cut the replaced page leaving enough along binder to paste the replacement in. If they've not sold them yet, then can be done at the publisher.

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Hide bound books
by James Denison / April 17, 2010 12:21 AM PDT
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