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The Typos of Tolkien (clickable)
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Can you pick the the mangled Tolkien quotes?
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Oh no! The people in charge of converting The Hobbit and the Lord of Rings into movie scripts have made all sorts of typos! Can you identify where they're gone wrong?
A mistaken letter leads Boromir to exclaim this upon finding that the orcs of Moria have baked goods.
A misplaced rhyme results in Gandalf yelling this to Durin's Bane.
This odd typo strangely modernizes the central object of the LOTR.
The wrong homophone leads Boromir to this odd proclamation about the Dark Lord's home and Chinese food.
The writers must have been watching Big Bang Theory when they mistyped this line of Gollums.
A consonant transposition causes Gandalf to give this cooking instruction at the bridge of Kazad-dum.
An extra 'd' causes Gandalf to warn the Fellowship about something worse than geeks
A vowel switch turns Treebeard into an insect
Dropping an 's' takes Frodo and Sam out of music and into an unfortunate wardrobe choice
A borrowed word (from a Ringling Bros. poster?) changes the meaning of this Galadriel statement
This typo completely changes the meaning of Bilbo's book
An editor was hungry when he turned this Aragorn speech into a message about berries
These edits make Theoden sound like a dirty old man
Perhaps Gimli had a head cold with this typo
Rather than birds of prey, this typo has Frodo saved by Snoopy and his friends
A missing 'h' changes Aragorn's audience from an army of the dead to an army of horses
Multiple typos completely change this poem Bilbo wrote about Aragorn
The editors had been watching Court TV when this typo changed who lives at Bag End
Sesame Street snuck into this editor's typographical error
This typo replaces Smaug with a Radio Flyer
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