If only there were a way for a writer to look up the correct spelling of a product. I’m thinkin’ maybe if the writer for Yahoo! News had a picture of Hellmann’s mayonnaise, this misspelling might not have happened:
Sometimes it seems like readers are besieged by misspellings and typos on Yahoo!. And there’s no reason for the kind of mistakes we all find on the Yahoo! front page:
and Yahoo! News:
If the writers and editors refuse to use a spell-checker or a dictionary, then maybe they should just stick to easier words, like attack. I don’t think they can mess that up.
How can you tell the Yahoo! Style editors have no commitment to their job and have, in fact, given up? It starts when they can’t even get the name of their site right:
And it goes on to the misspelled series and a commitment that couldn’t be more screwed up.
They don’t bother to spell three words correctly and don’t bother proofreading or running a spell-checker. These “editors” have checked out.