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Spelling Snafus at Live Earth Brazil

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macy_gray.jpgNo one said environmentalists needed to be spelling savvy. But, after today, every eco-friendly activists will come in first place in a spelling bee.

Copy-editors, fact-checkers and sticklers for spelling and history teachers nationwide may have their panties in a bundle after today’s Live Earth concert in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil: Macy Gray’s bassist donned a t-shirt with “Dick Chaney” crossed out with an “X” mark. Note: It’s “Cheney” for all the Americans who didn’t know otherwise.

In spirit of the environment, all members of Gray’s band who played in Brazil each wore a t-shirt with various phrases, like “Global Warming,” crossed out.

Props for the Macy Gray and her crew for making a profound political statement about the need for social and environmental change. But, investing in a dictionary–and a history book–would be another step in the right direction.

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