The New York Times became the source of hysterical Internet uproar Tuesday shortly after the outlet updated a May 8 article titled "Muslim Leaders Wage Theological Battle, Stoking ISIS’ Anger."
The piece, which detailed the steps Western Muslim religious leaders are taking to combat radical Islam, was not humorous in tone, but a few observant readers were rewarded when they noticed this correction listed at the bottom of the article:
The unintentionally hilarious amendment quickly spread on Twitter, with delighted readers urging others to check out just what was so funny:
Stop what you're doing and read the correction on this NYT story. https://t.co/BVihxxCBNS— David Farré (@davidfarre) May 10, 2016
Best. Correction. EVER. Scroll right to the bottom. You won't be disappointed.https://t.co/xnesMSSmN0— Jason Bedrick (@JasonBedrick) May 10, 2016
And those who did were not at all disappointed.
Freaking hilarious. https://t.co/B8u1amKXq8— Rich Weinstein (@phillyrich1) May 10, 2016