From freedom to slavery

In a show segment called “Real Housewife’s Embarrassing History Gaffe” on Yahoo! TV‘s “Primetime in No Time,” the writer makes an even worse history gaffe than the housewife’s:

freedom to slavery tv

What was he thinking!? Did he have “12 Years a Slave” on the brain? Did he really not know that the Underground Railroad (which he spells two ways — with and without caps) was path from slavery to freedom?


2 Responses to “From freedom to slavery”

  1. ZZMike Says:

    The path from freedom to slavery was more likely to be on a ship, not a railroad car.

    Then there’s this: “… to be in such a historic place because her grandfather’s civil rights roots”.

    Both have been corrected. They probably have an intern following Terribly Write.

    • Laura Says:

      Uh-oh. I missed that second goof. I think you’re right about having someone watch Terribly Write, because corrections are frequently made only after the mistake was pointed out on Terribly Write.

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