PRI's The World Edit this Published by PRI's The World What if the Declaration of Independence had a typo? Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/385125/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Over the years, the Declaration of Independence may have picked up an unintended revision: an extra period. That may seems small, but one scholar think fixing that mistake would give us a new perspective on the document's self-evident truths.