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NYT Apologizes for Calling The Mario Brothers ‘Janitors’

ign-presents-the-history-of-super-mario-bros-20071108044755327It’s all over: we have found the uncontested winner of this week’s “best New York Times correction” contest.

Screen Shot 2013-09-27 at 11.51.50 AMThe Times also forgot to mention that the siblings are indeed “super”, that their preferred modes of transportation are sewer pipes, dinosaurs, turtles and flying raccoons, and that they have a long and complex history with media partner “Donkey Kong”. Come to think of it, we never did catch their last names either…

Hat tip to Jim Romenesko. Thanks to everyone else for playing and better luck next time.

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