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16 February 2017

Trump's official inauguration poster has glaring typo & Education department misspells W.E.B. Du Bois's name in tweet 13&12FEB17


SO APROPOSfollowed by so sad. From +The Hill .....
Trump's official inauguration poster has glaring typo


Trump's official inauguration poster has glaring typo© Provided by The Hill Trump's official inauguration poster has glaring typo
President Trump's official inauguration portrait offered by the Library of Congress had a glaring typo on it, social media users pointed out Sunday evening.
The print of Trump, which was sold on the Library of Congress's website, includes a quote from the president - but misspells "too" as "to."
"No dream is too big, no challenge is to great. Nothing we want for the future is beyond our reach," the quote reads on the poster.
The page selling the print was removed Sunday evening at some point between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m.
On the original page, the Library of Congress described the print as one that "captures the essence of Donald Trump's campaign for the presidency of the United States."
Social media users were quick to point out the error.
The error comes after the Department of Education misspelled author and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois's name in a tweet earlier on Sunday.

Education department misspells W.E.B. Du Bois's name in tweet




Education department misspells W.E.B. Du Bois's name in tweet
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The Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’s name in a tweet Sunday honoring the iconic civil rights activist and author.
“Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. — W.E.B. DeBois,” the tweet read, misspelling Du Bois’s last name.


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Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. – W.E.B. DeBois
The tweet quoting Du Bois, a prominent writer, historian and civil rights activist throughout the 1800s and 1900s, comes in the middle of Black History Month.
The NAACP responded to the misspelled tweet on Sunday with another quote from Du Bois and an emphasis on his name spelled correctly.
"'In the Days of Loose & Careless Logic, We Must Teach Thinkers to THINK.' - William Edward Burghardt DU Bois," the NAACP tweeted.
"In the Days of Loose & Careless Logic, We Must Teach Thinkers to THINK." - William Edward Burghardt DU Bois 👏🏽https://twitter.com/usedgov/status/830774712846348288 
The tweet has not been deleted, but the department's official account posted a new tweet with his name spelled correctly and an apology.
Post updated - our deepest apologies for the earlier typo.



"Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life." – W.E.B. Du Bois
Some social media users pointed out the similarities between the misspelling of Du Bois’s name and Betty DeVos’s name. She was just confirmed as Education secretary after a contentious battle in the Senate.
Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. – W.E.B. DeBois pic.twitter.com/Re4cWkPSFA
@usedgov If this is intentional, excellent joke and hope you keep your job.
Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. – W.E.B. DeBois pic.twitter.com/Re4cWkPSFA
Education must not simply teach work - it must teach life. – W.E.B. DeBois pic.twitter.com/Re4cWkPSFA
@usedgov OMG, it's DuBois. Who is in charge over there?...oh, wait, I get it.