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Only in America: Thou shalt not misspell

A controversial Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma contains several typos — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A newly erected Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma state capitol contains several typos. The ACLU complains that the 2,000-pound monument is an improper state endorsement of the Christian religion, but English pedants are also upset, as the word "Sabbath" is spelled "Sabbeth" on the monument, and "maidservant" is rendered "maidseruent."