A bad spell for veggies?

April 9, 2009

Baby brocolli may help prevent stomach cancer-study

HONG KONG, April 6 (Reuters) – Eating two and a half ounces (70 grammes) of baby broccoli daily for two months may protect against a common stomach bug that is linked to gastritis, ulcers and even stomach cancer, a study in Japan has found.

It’s spelled Broccoli, not brocolli.

F.B.

It was right in the lead, but not in the headline. Several readers noticed: GBU Editor

Indonesians select broccoli in a busy Jakarta market in a 2000 file photo. REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni

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[...] extremely interesting to examine the corrections by readers, sometimes simply spelling mistakes ‘It’s spelled Broccoli, not brocolli’ but sometimes far more significant points were made, such as the implied propaganda in one [...]