Ottawa Citizen headline writer with a good sense of humour? Or just a typo?


To me, that looks like “U of Zero” rather than “U of O”. What do you think?
Could be an honest typo, of course — the 0 and O are close together on the keyboard.
(From an article on the front page of today’s Ottawa Citizen.)

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Glen Gower

Glen is the owner and founder of He lives in Stittsville, one of Ottawa's most exciting suburbs.


3 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    Headline writer must have been a Carleton student.

  2. joε says:

    If it was Nick who wrote it, it must have been a mistake. I went to school with him at the U of O.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I think you caught something, especially when you compare it with the lower-case "0" 2 characters over…

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