Just when I think the writers and editors who work on the Yahoo! front page have made every mistake possible, they come up with a new one:
Didn’t anyone at yahoo.com notice that the word actress belongs in front of the actress’s name?
Are you a blogger? If so, do you check what you’ve written after it’s been posted? You should because you don’t want to commit the same mistakes that the people at Yahoo! News did:
If they’d looked at this after it was published, they might have noticed the different spellings of the same word and the HTML code for an apostrophe. Oops.
I thought I was reading the U.S. version of Yahoo! until I read this on Yahoo! Sports:
That spelling of honors is what you’d find on the other side of the Atlantic. That’s among several words on Yahoo! that are chiefly British, but on a site for a U.S. audience. Like this:
According to the blog for Oxford Dictionaries:
Many authorities (such as “Garner’s Modern American Usage”) and language blogs state that, in US English, amongst is now seen as old-fashioned, and even “pretentious”. If you are a US English speaker, therefore, and you don’t want to come across to your audience as out of date or, heaven forbid, linguistically la-di-da, then it’s advisable to opt for among.