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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Columbia grads can't spell Colombia

Jack Kemp

The Legal Insurrection website points out, via a hat tip, that CBS television and a number of web sites article references spelled the name of the country as if it were the Ivy League University. The libs couldn't imagine the need to look it up because surely those people in South America must have named their country after the Ivy League university in NY City. Right? Well, no. Do a Google search under "Secret Service Columbia" and watch all the hits that turn up with the misspelling of the country's name.

When the Ivy League is all you know, Columbia is a country
Posted by William A. Jacobson Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10:18am
The best and the brightest, writing about the Secret Service scandal in the country of Colombia consistently spell it “Columbia” like the University (h/t @BuzzFeedBen via @AlexPappasDC):

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