I just saw this:
It is traditional for the author to magnanimously accept the blame for whatever
deficiencies remain. I don’t. Any errors, deficiencies, or problems in this book are
somebody else’s fault, but I would appreciate knowing about them so as to determine
who is to blame.
(Appears in the preface for Steven S. Skiena, The Algorithm Design Manual, Second Edition)
I never expected a good laugh right at the beginning of a book on algorithms…