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Magnus Eisengrim
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From the CBC.

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SYDNEY, Australia - An Australian publisher is reprinting 7,000 cookbooks over a recipe for pasta with "salt and freshly ground black people."

Penguin Group Australia's head of publishing, Bob Sessions, acknowledged the proofreader should have caught the "silly mistake."

He told The Sydney Morning Herald for a story printed Saturday that, "We're mortified that this has become an issue of any kind and why anyone would be offended, we don't know."

The typo was in the "Pasta Bible" recipe for spelt tagliatelle with sardines and prosciutto.

Sessions said the publisher would replace the book for any buyer "small-minded enough" to complain. The reprinting will cost 20,000 Australian dollars ($18,500).

There was no answer at Penguin's offices Sunday.
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The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
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I know it's probably not politically correct, but for some reason I'm laughing my butt off over this!!
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abc
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Well you could also have someone that follows the recipe exactly and then sues the publisher when they get arrested for murder???!!!?
Destiny
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I like black and white pepper equally.

I keep seeing an ad for the wrestling on cable: 'Those who forget the pasta are condemned to reheat it.'

I have no idea what that has to do with wrestling.
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Why don't you love the brown and yellow peppers?

That's not PC! Or even Mac!

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Destiny
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I'm so sorry - please allow me to assure you that I have friends who are yellow peppers - I love peppers in all the colours of the rainbow - and even the colourless albino ones.
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