Whistler 2003 - Centenary Journal
15th April 2003 - 'Nobody's perfevt' (no. 4)
Before having been edited and annotated, the group of some 10,000 transcriptions of nineteenth-century Whistler letters were bound to have contained a few small errors of transcription in their original first drafts. 'Nobody's perfevt' gathers
together some of the finest mis-transcriptions ever found by the Whistler Centre - enjoy!
Fully 35 years before Sir Frank Whittle set to work on his famous gas turbine engine, Whistler predicts the future of aircraft propulsion technology:
"I shall jet off to Paris in the afternoon"
(ie, get off)
(LCMS PWC 10/752)