We all know that the scribes who work on yahoo.com don’t communicate with each other. Heck, even when it comes to referring to one of the company’s features — Election Control Room — Yahoo!’s staff can’t even conceive of the notion of spelling it correctly or at least consistently. They simply don’t care. It’s kind of like reporters for the Washington Post referring to their employer as the “washington post” or “Washington’s post.”
Well, that inability to write the same thing twice in the same way applies to the people who scribble for Yahoo! News. They just can’t agree on the capitalization required here:
Just in case the Yahoo! News folks are reading Terribly Write today, here’s the scoop: Election Day is a proper noun. Election night? Not so much.