It's got to be one of the most misspelled words in the English language. So we won't be too hard on
Exactly why you can't always trust spell-check. The "mantle" Bragg uses is, of course, a cape. The "mantel" he intended is the one over the fireplace. Easy way to remember: The mantel is a shelf. Both words contain the letters "el."
On a happier note, King concludes the Guide's acknowledgments with a shout-out to Conroy.
"And to the wind beneath my wings," she writes, "the long-suffering Pat Conroy, who shares his life with a failed belle. Just remember there are worse fates."