University of Texas’ LBJ School Apologizes For ‘Inexcusable’ Typo On Graduation Program

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

First, I think Evan Smith, CEO & editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, deserves credit for being the first person to flag this broadly on the Interweb (though when he did, on Sunday afternoon, he wasn’t sure it was legitimate).

Second, I’m typing VERY carefully as I write this. And I intend to run spell-check — twice — before I hit publish.

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs had its commencement on Saturday.

Now, if you were in charge of that commencement, what’s the most embarrassing typo that you could possibly have on the cover of the printed program? (Hint: What’s the worst possible way that you could misspell “public”?)

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