#411

The Times, May 22, 2018

There must be legions of P G Wodehouse fans amongst Times readers, and every one of them will have been horrified to see Jeeves described as a ‘butler’. He was a valet (as it correctly says in the second leg) or a ‘gentleman’s gentleman’. This error renders invalid the whole premise of the story and its accompanying picture of Fry and Laurie as Jeeves and Wooster. It is a common mistake but Times readers would expect better.

PS: What did I tell you?

The Times, May 23, 2018

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