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The Muttonhead Quail Movement:

"[P]ossibly the most unfortunate spell-check blunder I've ever seen," reports a Reuters editor. The error: A line in a May 14, 2007 Reuters story about Pakistan, "The opposition blames the government and the pro-government Muttonhead Quail Movement (MQM), which runs Karachi, for the violence." In reality, "MQM does not stand for Muttonhead Quail Movement, but Muttahida Quami Movement."

Thanks to Language Log for the pointer.

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