The late Maya Angelou is one of America's greatest poets and her memory is being honored by the United States Postal Service on one of its new Forever stamps.
However, the USPS used a quote from Maya that actually was a quote from children's book author Joan Walsh Anglund and the USPS has actually owned up to their mistake!
The quote reads, "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song."
And here's what the original quote writer, Joan Walsh Anglund had to say about the mix-up:
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Imagine all the postage! It's easy if you try!
Music legend John Lennon is poised to do what few foreign born folks have done before him — get his likeness plastered on a U.S. stamp!
Well, it's not for sure yet, but the U.S. Post Office has approved him as a candidate!!
If they do indeed choose the Let It Be
Mailed singer, it would be a bit of brilliant news for the bazillions of Beatles fans living in the States! Especially those who get extra indecisive at the USPS checkout counter!
A spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service revealed:
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Not only is this super cool, but we think that he may actually be the first out gay man to appear on postage!
Check out the new Royal Mail British stamp featuring Harry Potter's number one gay, Albus Dumbledore, who appears in a special set of the world's most famous wizards, witches and enchanters (above)!
WERK it, diva! LOLz!
And see some of the other characters, including Aslan, Merlin, and Voldemort (below)!
[Image via Royal Mail/PA Wir.]
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It seems the German mail service is getting into the fragrance biz!
The Deutsche Post has released four new scratch-and- sniff stamps for charity that smell like delish fruit - lemon, blueberry, strawberry and apple.
Although the benefitting charity has not been released!
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