Please stop misspelling our name!(COLOMBIA) (Brief article)

Author:Potenza, Alessandra
 
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"Just landed in Columbia. On my way to the hotel," Paris Hilton tweeted last year from the Bogota airport. Within minutes, dozens of people tweeted back: "It's Colombia, NOT Columbia!" Hilton is in good company: In +1973, President Richard Nixon gave the South American country a flag that had been taken to the moon by Apollo 17; the commemorative plaque had the misspelling. Recent offenders include Justin Bieber and Will Smith, along with NBC and CNN. Now Colombians are fighting back: Tens of thousands are taking part in "It's Colombia, NOT Columbia," a campaign to shame misspellers on social media and remind them that "Columbia" is...

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