There is still something about thumbing through the pages of a newspaper that you can not replicate online. It is that unexpected moment of stumbling upon a snippet of text that unintentionally explains a lot. True, you can stumble onto a lot of interesting bits following links–but there is something about turning the page and stumbling upon it that is just enjoyable in an old school way.
Very often you find these moments of joy when you read the Corrections. Today’s Washington Post had a fine example as they printed a correction to their 11-27-10 Names & Faces gossip column:
This was a perfect little bit about so many things and it made me laugh out loud (it was even sandwiched between two corrections to puzzles).
Consider this an open thread.