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Last updated 5/30/2018 at Noon

If you’ve ever erred and written “continental” in a publication when you really meant “contiguous,” you would be like me, I guess.

It’s an easy mistake to make, searching for a term and grabbing the first one that seems reasonable. I’m aware that Alaska is in North America. Some people from Alaska just had to make me more aware, once.

It was kind of funny, and not really embarrassing, just an error. Kind of a typo, really. Readers were on it.

It just occurred to me the other day, when I began to make the same contiguous-vs-continental error. It’s so easy to do. They start...

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