Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

Esptein vs. Epstein

It could happen to anybody, but the second summer replacement column for William Safire—which is about getting basic facts like names wrong—gets the writer’s name wrong. It’s right at the bottom—Jaimie Epstein—but wrong at the top—Jaimie Esptein. Maybe it was done purposely?

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Grant Barrett