If you have ever, like me,
Missed the “r” and hit the “t,”
Addressing some fat blister
As “Mt.” instead of “Mr.,”
I trust you left it unamended?

— J. B. Boothroyd, Punch, 1948

Here is my response:

One day, while writing a letter
Addressed to a foolish manager,
I accidentally typed “t” instead of “g”.
So, “regards” became “retards”, gee!
Then I emailed it uncorrected.

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My name Edmark M. Law. I work as a freelance writer, mainly writing about science and mathematics. I am an ardent hobbyist. I like to read, solve puzzles, play chess, make origami and play basketball. In addition, I dabble in magic, particularly card magic and other sleight-of-hand type magic. I live in Hong Kong. You can find me on Twitter` and Facebook. My email is edmarklaw@learnfunfacts.com

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