The Chinese Year of the Horse is supposed to be an auspicious period, but Britain’s BBC may be having doubts.
The broadcaster’s subtitles ushered in the Year of the Whores.
Its Year of the Horse coverage had been going fine till that point.
The full subtitle declared: “Welcome to the year of the whores. People around the globe celebrate”.
Some sharp-eyed viewers managed to grab screenshots, which quickly made their way on to Twitter.