Chris Brown is not the only one who should plead guilty. I’m nominating the folks at the Yahoo! front page who didn’t catch this assault on the English language:
Yahoo! Sports suggests that Yu Darvish and his inflamed right below shouldn’t pitch again this season. That’s just wrong:
That’s a typo that even a spell-checker (should Yahoo!’s writers deign to use one) wouldn’t catch. Of course, it’s his right elbow that’s left us wondering how a proofreader missed that.
Here’s a look at what you can find in a single day on the home page of Yahoo! TV.
A misspelling of Kit Harington:
Incorrect quotation marks around a character’s name:
(If the writer were referring to the movie or TV show, the quotation marks would be okie-dokie, but the reference is to the character.)
I’d like to give a shout-out to the writer of this headline, but I can’t. It’s missing the hyphen that makes shout-out a noun:
How on God’s green earth do you explain this one? Did the writer first pound out it’s, decide that it’s wrong, and change it to it is?
I bet the writer of this headline would like to turn back time and correct this blunder:
Finally, another typo (how could anyone miss that?) and a second misspelling of Mr. Harington’s name: