So few words, so many mistakes

How many mistakes can you crowd into a single sentence? If you write for yahoo.com, quite a few:

fp crisis

I can’t understand why the writer abbreviated secretary and capitalized the abbreviation and the word state. According to the Associated Press style (which Yahoo! claims to follow), the title secretary of state should never be abbreviated and is capitalized only when it precedes a name. Maybe the writer was trying to conserve space so that there was room to repeat of the crisis.

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2 Responses to “So few words, so many mistakes”

  1. lectorconstans Says:

    They probably meant that the crisis was itself a crisis. But still, a crisis is ” a sequence of events”, so it would have been better to write “… the crisis during which …..”


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