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01-Feb-2002

Amusing typo of the day

Filed under: General — codeman38 @ 3:43 pm

A rather amusing typo from a page on the University of Chicago bookstore’s website referring to the work of psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (what a name, eh?):

Professor Csikszentmihalyi explores why creative people are often seen as eelfish and arrogant (even though they are not) and reveals that the idea of the tortured genius is largely a myth.

“Eelfish”? Glub glub…

3 Comments »

  1. I wonder if creative people would take that as a compliment…

    Comment by Toni — 01-Feb-2002 @ 11:30 pm

  2. Most of the creative people I’ve talked to deny their eelfish-ness. Though sometimes I’m mistaken for a cod, m’self– but that’s another story… :-p

    Comment by codeman38 — 02-Feb-2002 @ 11:43 am

  3. Heh, go figure. Somebody else noticed this typo too.

    Comment by codeman38 — 31-May-2003 @ 9:36 pm

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