By Richard Rushfield
Among its many contributions to civic life, Kevin Roderick’s LA Observed has distinguished itself as the leading spelling Nazi and typo scold of our fair city, as the Tweet above illustrates. Posts flagging boo-boos have become one of the site’s great standing features (not withstanding this 2009 post flagging a typo which opens with the claim that he doesn’t typically flag routine typos).
And through it all, Roderick’s own spelling has been impeccable.
So imagine the sense of the rug being pulled out from under us and our world being torn asunder when Sunday night as we prepared for a little wagon from Pasadena to touch down on the Martian soil, we turned to LA Observed and found the following: (after the jump)