One or the other kept canceling—three times, five, 10; it was becoming a joke.
Granted, not all the good films in contention will ever make the final five.
Here are five other cringe-inducing political typos and misnomers of the recent past.
On May 6, 2010, the Dow lost about 600 points in five minutes—then gained it all back again.
You cross the country four or five times in a three-week period.
"five hundred—d'ye say five" said the postman from the half of his mouth that was clear.
five hundred workmen were polishing off their plates in the great room.
It moved slowly, and in about five minutes disappeared behind a mountain.
About five o'clock he started off to call on Pen, and tell her about the Secretary's letter.
They stayed only five days in his hands, when they passed over to Mr. Doane.
Old English fif, from Proto-Germanic *fimfe (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon fif, Dutch vijf, Old Norse fimm, Old High German funf, Gothic fimf), from PIE *penkwe- (cf. Sanskrit panca, Greek pente, Latin quinque, Old Church Slavonic peti, Lithuanian penke, Old Welsh pimp). The sound shift that removed the *-m- is a regular development involving Old English, Old Frisian, and Old Saxon (cf. thought, from stem of think; couth from *kunthaz; us from *uns.
Slang five-finger discount "theft" is from 1966. Five o'clock shadow attested by 1937. The original five-year plan was 1928 in the U.S.S.R.