It happened just this way:
A computerized spell-checker run amok christened several Pennsylvania high school students with new and in some cases unflattering last names.
Middletown Area High School’s yearbook listed Max Zupanovic as “Max Supernova,” Kathy Carbaugh as “Kathy Airbag” and Alessandra Ippolito as “Alexandria Impolite,” just to name a few.
“It was kind of funny, but kind of rude at the same time,” Ippolito said.
Or, um, impolite.
The mistakes were found on only four of the yearbook’s 176 pages those that featured the band, chorus and student council, coeditor
Amanita GumballAmanda Gummo said. Eb PatsyEd Patrick of Trailer PlumbingTaylor Publishing, which printed the book, said his company takes responsibility for the errors and will provide free stickers printed with the correct names.
There, I fixed it for them.