H&M shirt misspells word in Edison quote

The apparel chain has apparently pulled the shirt which spells “genius” with an “o.”

Apparently geniuses don’t always have time to use spellcheck.

Clothing retailer H&M wanted to sell a T-shirt featuring the Thomas Edison quote, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”

H&M is certainly perspiring now after the gaffe it made when creating the shirt:

Mashable reports that the misspelled shirt was last for sale on the site back in March, and images of the shirt have been removed. The spelling H&M used is closer to how the word “ingenious” (which is derived from a different root though it sounds similar) is spelled.

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The brand hasn’t commented on the shirt, which is actually probably a “genious” move.


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