The painting on page 26 has been wrongly described as a horse. It is, obviously, a candlestick.
The phrase ‘mad, sad, mistaken’ on page 32 should read, ‘made sandwiches, then partaken’.
The photograph on the frontispiece is not that of Lord Harpingdon-Smythe as described. It is, in fact, a 1958 Morris Minor Mark 2.
There are actually seven wonders of the world. Not fifty-eight, as continually stated in the text and in the commentary and on the front and back covers and in the index and during most of chapter three.
Professor Zazzo Thiim never actually met the Beatles, as described in chapter seven. It was actually the Inland Revenue Service.
Professor Zazzo Thiim did not serve as Minister of Justice under Ted Heath.
The capital city of the USA is, of course, Washington DC, not Reykjavik.
I believe I ordered sliced egg, not egg mayonnaise.
The publishers would like to make it clear that Nancy Reagan did not knee Professor Zazzo Thiim in the groin at a charity fundraiser in 1983.
We have been asked to point out that Pam Ayres is not a follower of satanic ritual, nor has she ever sacrificed fluffy puppies on an altar in her back garden, nor has she ever secretly conspired with terrorist groups to blow up the Teletubbie’s house.
Errata to the Errata
Indeed, Professor Zazzo Thiim did serve as Minister of Justice under Ted Heath.
Sorry, I got it wrong, I did order the egg mayonnaise, I just found the receipt.
The charity fundraiser at which Nancy Reagan is said not to have kneed Professor Zazzo Thiim in the groin took place in 1984, not 1983.
The phrase ‘made sandwiches, then partaken’, in paragraph two, revised from the phrase ‘mad, sad, mistaken’ on page 32, should actually read, ‘yoghurt, yoghurt, yoghurt, there’s bleeding yoghurt everywhere’.