A new retirement plan?

Is there a new retirement plan that I’m unaware of? According to the Yahoo! front page, there just may be!

Or maybe it’s a mistake. The U.S. retirement plan is a 401(k) — the parentheses are part of its name, which is taken from subsection 401(k) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The U.S. state is Louisiana — the two I’s are part of its name, which is taken from France’s King Louis XIV.

The mistakes are Yahoo!’s — the company that doesn’t have editors, proofreaders, or even spell-checkers.


Why Snoop Dogg changed his name to Snoop Lion

Did Snoop Dogg change his stage name to Snoop Lion because it’s easier to spell? Was he tired of seeing misspellings like this one on Yahoo! News’ “Who Knew?”:

And this one in the accompanying video:

I think that if the Yahoo! staffers get Snoop Lion wrong, the rapper should just call himself Snoop.

Not a good place for a typo

Let’s just be charitable and call this attempt at Louisiana in a Yahoo! News headline a typo, and not a misspelling:

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