Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Mae West: By the Numbers

MAE WEST had many memorable moments that have made history.
• • Today an arithmetic challenged celebrity web site commemorated one of her life-changing passages during the month of June. The item makes no sense. But should we keep it to ourselves?
• • On 16 June 2009, Hollywood Outbreak [] wrote: On this day in 1938, controversial stage actress Mae West leaves New York for California to make her first film, Night After Night [1932]. West had become a hit stage actress, famous for her racy roles in controversial productions. In 1927, . . . .
• • How long did it take you to spot Hollywood Outbreak's error? Since there are other mistakes in their brief Mae mention, too, an ellipsis is more merciful in this case.

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1 comment:

  1. I read it twice. If it had been a snake, it would have bit me. I expected the dates to be correct at the very least.