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Sex chat number accidentally printed on O.C. elementary school shirts

October 28, 2009 |  8:00 am

Officials at a Yorba Linda elementary school have recalled T-shirts given to students after discovering a phone number printed on the shirts was for a sex chat line.

A parent informed the district of the phone number -- an 800 number featured next to the school's mascot.

"It was an innocent mistake," Rosemary Gladden, public information officer for Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, told the Orange County Register. "Parents have been very understanding."

The shirt was part of a fundraiser that generated $25,000. The principal of the school described the situation as a "typographical error." The 800 number on the T-shirt spells out something, and apparently no one checked to see whose number it actually was.

-- Shelby Grad

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