Greetings from the pandemic memory hole, where the last two years are one big blur

Almost nobody noticed the mistake. “I read it, and my editor read it, and the copy editor read it,says Lange, “and we were all like, ‘Yes, yes, you know, May 2020. And then in the latest iteration, the proofreader came back and said, ‘You say in the text, this is like, more than a year and a half into the pandemic. Shouldn’t that be May 2021?’”