Nominated in the category of “Silly Corrections”

Published in regard to Ben Brantley’s wonderful front-page notebook in the New York Times on how meaningless the standing ovation has become:

“Correction: May 22, 2012

A critic’s notebook article on Monday about the prevalence of standing ovations at Broadway shows described incorrectly the quickness with which audience members appeared to be on their feet at a performance of the current revival of “Death of a Salesman.” Their ovation seemed to occur within a millisecond — one-thousandth of a second — not a megasecond, which is one million seconds.”

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