… or you’re an amateur blogger, you don’t want to look like this grammatically impaired writer for Yahoo! DIY:
I’ve only seen this mistake once before, and of course it was on Yahoo!. This time it appears on Yahoo! DIY:
For the Yahoo! writers and editors, I’ll explain. This is a yolk:
This is the yoke of a sweater:
That seems to be the motto of the writer for Yahoo! DIY who clings to the mistaken notion that a hangar is something you hang in your closet:
It is not. A hangar is something a plane hangs out in. But at least this gal is consistent:
… and maybe a bit stubborn. Here it is one more time:
The writer probably doesn’t think that spelling matters nowadays. Judging from the comments left for the article, I’d say she was wrong:
“For those who write these articles, PLEASE, check your spelling and verbiage.”
“Hanger – for clothes. Hangar – for airplanes”
“All the misused ‘hangars’ is very distracting. We’re not talking about organizing an airport hangar, we’re trying to get ideas on how to better organize our own closets. The word is h-a-n-g-e-r. with an ‘e’. Just for future reference, so those weird people like me
Yahoo! Style writers will soon have a reputation for being the worst professional writers on the Net. And it’s not a bum rap. It’s well deserved:
This is a bum wrap:
An undeserved negative reputation is a bum rap. That’s something entirely different.
Also entirely different are hit the town (which means to party, usually implying some bar-hopping) and hit town (which means to arrive).
Instead of tying a sweater around the waste, I’d suggest putting the waste in a Hefty trash bag. It’s sturdier and easier to dispose of:
Here’s Ms. Jenner with her waste-enshrouding sweater, courtesy of Yahoo! Style:
I’m no fashion expert — unlike the writers for Style — but it looks like Ms. Jenner’s sweater is wrapped around an area of her body just below her waist. But I’m no fashion expert.