Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual

Subject: Re: $500 million for an error in a policy manual
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 01:43:48 -0800

They won't give a straight answer about how it happened but they wrote “ENSURE an organic absorbent (kitty litter) is added to the waste” when packaging drums of nitrate salt. I think this is a possible spell checker error. Someone may have mistyped, misspelled, or worse yet, misheard, "ENSURE inorganic absorbent..." and what got added to the new and spontaneous revision with no revision control were the directions for making a patented explosive.

On 12/11/2014 12:00 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:

Writing "organic" in place of "inorganic" would certainly have been an
error, but I'm not sure that's properly classified as a typo,


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