Tuesday, July 24, 2012

It Had To Happen Sometime

It was a typo just begging to happen.

So it happened.

Congratulations Wall Street Journal Asia, you win the coveted LGM (Little Green Men) Award.
Japan Opposition Leader Says Tax Deal Not Set
July 23, 2012


Barely a month after Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda negotiated an agreement with the main opposition parties to pass a controversial sales tax increase, the head of the opposition said he is preparing to push Mr. Yoda out of power and may ditch the tax deal...

I met him in a swamp down in Dagobah
Where it bubbles all the time like a giant carbonated soda
S-O-D-A, soda

I saw the little runt sitting there on a log
I asked him his name and in a raspy voice he said "Yoda"
Y-O-D-A, Yoda
Yo-yo-yo-yo Yoda...

- Weird Al Yankovic, "Yoda" (1985)

Later - The folks at the WSJ-A have since scrubbed the typo. Ah, but I have the screen capture:

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