Don’t let the facts stand in your way

Those folks at Yahoo! Shine certainly have their priorities straight: Don’t worry about the facts, just get the article pushed out. So, when you read this headline, you might think that the Duchess of Cambridge attended a coronation because, well, that’s what it says:

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She didn’t. She attended a ceremony for the anniversary of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth.

Of course, it’s normal for us regular folks to notice that the Shine writers are also above using punctuation:

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… except when they use it incorrectly:

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Again with the coronation! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was not even born when the queen was crowned:

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When she’s not screwing up facts and punctuation, she’s adding an extraneous word and using the wrong word:

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But wait! There’s more! There’s the randomly capitalized duchess and the contraction it’s where the possessive pronoun its should be:

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Just because the facts are wrong, the words are wrong, the punctuation is wrong, don’t judge.

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2 Responses to “Don’t let the facts stand in your way”

  1. ericjbaker Says:

    The content of the story was so exciting that the writer became distracted.


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