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Bug #27781 closed:corrected

Book review: Calloway fathered 4 1/2 daughters

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This bug appeared in a news report published by The Washington Post on Oct 24, 2010 by Jonathan Yardley.
Bug Type:  Faulty Statistics or Math

In a review of a book about Cab Calloway, Yardley writes "He was married twice and fathered 4 1/2 daughters."


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Bug History

Oct 29, 2010 4:14 pm Open Anonymous
Oct 29, 2010 8:59 pm Open: Under Discussion Scott Rosenberg
Nov 04, 2010 2:22 pm Closed: Corrected Scott Rosenberg

Discussion Leave a comment

That would be an interesting feat!

The piece is here It reads "four daughters" as of now. Either it was an error in the print edition that didn't make it onto the Web, or it was fixed at some point without notice.

Oct 29, 2010 8:59 pm

Given the record here we will close out this bug as corrected.

Nov 04, 2010 2:21 pm