The New York Times misspelled Cork so incorrectly you'll no doubt wince in pain. The publication is considered one of the most respectable and well-read newspapers on the planet, but they made a serious boo-boo this week that was picked up by some proud Cork natives.
The newspaper had to publish a correction apologising for obviously completely mis-spelling the People's Republic. The correction reads, The vow column last Sunday, about the marriage of Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle, mis-spelled the name of the city in Ireland where Ms. Jacobs had a speaking engagement. It is Cork, not quark.'
QUARK. Yes, someone actually spelled Cork, Quark – like the yogurt. It's safe to say people who spotted the correction were not happy about it;
— Joe O'Shea (@josefoshea) March 1, 2017
They obviously booked the ad over the phone. https://t.co/qxTS4cGKxh
— Eoin O'Malley (@AnMailleach) March 1, 2017
For a city that has produced some of the world's most famous artists, actors, sportspeople and poets. (ahem Cillian Murphy, Roy Keane, Michael Collins, Frank O'Connor, to name a few) We hope Cork natives everywhere spread the message because whoever made that mistake deserves a serious word.
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