Eleven years ago, the Independent's Guy Keleny began the column that would become Errors and Omissions. Now, 600 editions down the line, John Rentoul presents a selection of his finest pedantry - this was one with me in it...
September 30 2006
Monday's paper contained a crashingly uninformative picture caption.
On the Labour conference page was a "stand-alone" picture with no story.
The caption said: "Cherie Blair wears a mask as she tosses a pancake during a tour of the stands at the G-Mex Centre in Manchester yesterday." That was it.
Mrs Blair was in fact wearing not a mask but a blindfold, as the picture shows.
But why was she trying to toss a pancake blindfolded? And did she succeed?
Whoever allowed this deplorable caption into the paper clearly did not credit the likes of y...