News National Paper says ‘thanx’ year after ‘World is F***’ error

Paper says ‘thanx’ year after ‘World is F***’ error

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Almost a year after The Australian Financial Review‘s erroneous front-page echoed around the world, The Daily Telegraph has published a fitting tribute.

On April 24 last year, The Fin told its WA readers the world was ‘Fukt’ on its front page, joined by a misspelt ‘Gallipolli’, ‘headline tk here’ and unexplained empty space.

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Sydney-based tabloid The Telegraph has tried its best to imitate.

“CAp here for the royals thanx,” said the caption on a photograph of Prince William and Princess Kate.

The photo in Thursday’s edition also appealed for “mlore words to fil” as well as a “foto credit”.

Luckily, the mistake appeared on page 21.

It is unlikely the tabloid will be forced to issue a similar apology to that of The Fin.

Financial Review editor-in-chief Michael Stutchbury described his paper’s April 24, 2014 front page as “obviously unacceptable”.

An updated edition of the paper was later distributed without the errors.

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