Racist Typo in Cookbook a Costly Mistake

Penguin has to reprint 7,000 copies of its cookbook, The Pasta Bible, in Australia after a racist typo was discovered, reported the New York Daily News. In a recipe for spelt tagliatelle with sardines and prosciutto, the instructions called for "salt and freshly ground black people." The cost of the reprint is $18,000—whoah whoah whoah. Was this a case of AutoCorrect gone seriously wrong? Apparently in other recipes, freshly-ground pepper was the finishing seasoning of choice.

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