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  • n. Plural form of slipup.
  • n. Alternative spelling of slip-ups.


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  • Now, here are some of the reasons why, the kind of slipups that happen.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2009

  • | Reply | Permalink does anyone here seriously believe, especially in light of the polling numbers showing the ignorance of most people regarding Obama's religion, that all of these statements about Obama being Muslim (including apologies for implying that Obama was Muslim) coming from the Clinton campaign is NOT a political ploy to keep the "is he or isn't he a Muslim" question in the public eye? how many other campaigns have been even comparably involved in as severe or as many "slipups" like this? not the Edwards campaign, not the Biden campaign, and not even any of the Republican campaigns.

    Bob Kerrey Apologizes To Obama

  • She leaves plenty of room for slipups and takes things one step at a time.

    A Quick Guide to the Quick-Clean « Looking for Roots

  • Billy Ray Cyrus, Miley's father -- both off camera and on, as he played her dad in "Hannah Montana" -- spoke with GQ in a long interview, talking about his daughter's frequent slipups salvia smoking, pole dancing, numerous racy photos, amongst others and saying that he's been helpless to control them.

    Billy Ray Cyrus: 'I'm Scared For Miley'

  • For relatively minor slipups, however, or if the task at hand is unusually difficult, it might be unfair not to allow more than three opportunities to get it right.

    The Ethics of Apologies

  • I paid attention to all the mistakes I had made in pre-Olympic competitions to ensure that I wouldn't make the same slipups a second time.

    Nikki Stone: Nadia Comaneci's Olympic Journey and How She Found Her Focus

  • Second -- the President will need to expand upon the growing list of recent slipups that are plaguing his Administration; Shirley Sherrod, BP, Stanley McChrystal, and Wikileaks.

    Kyle Daley: A Presidential Purpose on The View

  • In addition to shedding more light on the actions of controllers, the latest information highlights apparent slipups by both pilots, as well as other factors that contributed to the tragedy.

    Hudson Collision Errors

  • An international team of safety experts believes poor visibility and pilot navigation slipups likely caused last month's crash of a Pakistani airliner that killed 152 people on approach to Islamabad, aviation-industry officials said.

    Pakistan Air Crash Blamed on Poor Visibilty, Pilot Error

  • To avoid tragic cockpit slipups, military air-traffic controls frequently prohibit airline crews from trying to land in unusually windy or extremely poor visibility conditions.

    China Plane Crash Kills More Than 40


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