For the Times, which had won four Pulitzer Prizes in 2013, the Snowden slip-up was a bitter pill to swallow.
What the slip-up teaches us about the science of rare events.
Both Time and CNN reinstated Zakaria after determining the slip-up was “an isolated incident.”
Smokers, for example, who may have gone weeks without a cigarette could fall back into a habit after just one slip-up.
He was a discreet young man, and he wanted to be very sure there would be no slip-up.
There was always the spectre of a slip-up, an aroused suspicion.
Did you ever notice how eagerly people relate the slip-up or stumble of those whom they have been praising?
Again blows were struck and again A inquired ferociously as to the cause of the slip-up.
If there is any slip-up, I, as the agent of both, will have to become responsible instead of you.
You may be foolhardy enough to try some slip-up game on him.
A miscalculation; an accident; glitch: There must have been a hell of a slip-up somewhere along the line (1874+)