Oops: New York Times mistakenly touts England as Wimbledon champion’s home

http://twitter.com/#!/jason_manc/status/353933130408792066

Andy Murray has become the first British person to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title since 1936. While he is a Brit, he is not English. He is a Scot. The New York Times confused that point.

http://twitter.com/#!/nytimes/status/353930195893366784

The error did not go unnoticed.

http://twitter.com/#!/C4Emily/status/353932167916691458
http://twitter.com/#!/ProfMcGhee/status/353931041540550657
http://twitter.com/#!/stuartmillar159/status/353931344277012480
http://twitter.com/#!/DawnHFoster/status/353931574158434305
http://twitter.com/#!/erikgeddes/status/353933290958360577
http://twitter.com/#!/James_Dart/status/353932982467297281
http://twitter.com/#!/DasGiftBerlin/status/353933657020436480
http://twitter.com/#!/JohnnyLaird/status/353932891455111168

We guess geography is just that hard for some.

http://twitter.com/#!/AdamRamsay/status/353934941974822912

Later, the ‘paper of record’ tweeted a more accurate title.

http://twitter.com/#!/nytimes/status/353944696055271424