Is there a spelling mistake on Ian Paisley’s gravestone? ask The Irish News. Honorable is really the American spelling. I wonder if this will be followed up?
Further examples are given for Jimmy Savile, Elvis Presley and Isaac Bashevis Singer.
More weight to the argument one should die without a memorial.
It seems Cervantes had the same problem.
In fact it seems common. Although spelling mistakes on tombstones are often referred to as typos, there is no Tippex (is that a Germanism?) to remove them. Here’s how to deal with them.