"P.F. Chang 2018" Olympics sadly just a newscast error

Photos: Scott Olson, Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Photos: Scott Olson, Michel Cottin/Agence Zoom/Getty Images

It could happen to the best of us: You’re on the graphics team at Chicago ABC affiliate WLS-Ch.7; you’re working a long shift; you’re hungry; you inadvertently insert an Olympics graphic that replaces Pyeongchang with P.F. Chang’s. Honest mistake!

But the poor folks who accidentally slipped a “P.F. Chang 2018" graphic into a Saturday morning newscast about the Pyeongchang Olympics are now seeing their mistake skewered by news outlets including hometown paper the Chicago Tribune.

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Okay, it’s a bad slip-up, but would a P.F. Chang’s Olympics be so bad? It’s the only Olympics I ever have a shot of competing in, perhaps in the BBQ Spare Ribs slalom or the Dynamite Shrimp luge events. Team U.S.A., I am your hero!

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Unfortunately, my hopes and dreams are not meant to see the light of day. P.F. Chang’s confirms via Twitter that they are not, in fact, hosting any Olympic Games.

Kate Bernot is a freelance writer and a certified beer judge. She was previously managing editor at The Takeout.

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