Heard of anecdotes when something done with an apparently good intention but in a wrong way went haywire? Here’s one for starters...
Who can forget a school time story told often to emphasize the importance of proper usage of punctuation marks? It is said that on account of a last-minute
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 30, 2011
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On October 31, 1983, Korean Airlines Flight 007 departed from Anchorage, Alaska, for a direct flight to Seoul, Korea. Unknown to the crew, however, the computer engaging the flight navigation system contained a 1 1/2 degree routing error. At the point of departure, the