Typos Have Been Around as Long as Writing Itself

From a Wall Street Journal story by Amanda Foreman headlined “Typos Have Been Around as Long as Writing Itself”:

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., is 100 years old this month. The beloved national monument is no less perfect for having one slight flaw: The word “future” in the Second Inaugural Address was mistakenly carved as “Euture.” It is believed that the artist, Ernest C. Bairstow, accidentally picked up the “e” stencil instead of the “f.” He tried to fix it by filling in the bottom line, but the smudged outline is still visible….