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    Here is an example of how it's possible for crazy errors to make it right on to TV newscsts.

    Do you recall the recent Asiana passanger jet crash? Well some TV station reported the names of the pilots as:

    Sum Ting Wong
    Ho Lee Fuk
    Bang Ding Ow

    If you look at those names, it would seem pretty clear it's a racist joke. But I guess in the heat of the moment, in the rush to get news on the air, that didn't occur to the news station.

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    you forgot 'wi tu lo.'

    "Yeah. I understand the mechanics of it, shithead. I just don't understand how this is any less retarded than what I'm suggesting." - Kiley; Housebound.
    Read more about it here:
    San Francisco plane crash: TV station duped into giving racist, false names of pilots by NTSB intern

    Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.
    - Robert A. Heinlein

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