Streisand: A misspellings star is reborn

Barbra (not Barbara) Streisand, possessor of one of the most challenging celebrity names, has vaulted back into misspellings superstardom thanks to her appearance at Chelsea Clinton's wedding and a Harper's Bazaar spread with Jennifer Aniston channeling her likeness.

Here's the carnage on Google News and some highlights from credible news sites:

Mr. Rewrite doesn't have much advice beyond this: Be wary of curveballs in names. Miss Streisand was ahead of her time; there are many, many strangely spelled names these days. Barbra is a tough one, but it's beyond easy to check online.

1 comment:

Vilo said...

Is Baarbaaraa stiLl a miss? reelli?

Vilo from HEERE