Typo_typing error

Here at Supertext, we’ve known for a long time that with a single wrong letter, you can soil everything – but there can also be worse consequences. Much worse. Here are our top five most far-reaching typos.











Man Booker Prize

On 16 May, Han Kang and her English translator Deborah Smith were announced the winners of the Man Booker International Prize for the book The Vegetarian. Originally written in Korean, The Vegetarian triumphed over an impressive shortlist featuring books by Orhan Pamuk, Elena Ferrante and Robert Seethaler.


Cross-section of curiosity

There was a time when listening to radio from another country could be alluring, clandestine – it could even get you into a lot of trouble. But it certainly let you know that there was a much larger and diverse world out there. Does the internet have the same allure?


David Bowie released what was to be his last album last week to coincide with his 69th birthday, before sadly passing away on monday. We take a look back at his influence on Berlin and a few tunes that can be hummed in German.


Fortune_Cookie

A literary perspective into the world of fortune cookies, a staple of every Chinese restaurant in the USA and many other parts of the world, though funnily enough, not in China.


Happy Birds

Articles about people losing their jobs after making jokes in poor taste have been circulating for a while now, driven by social media. But a recent trend in US court judgements shows that hitherto private social networks are becoming a rich seam of evidence in court, too.