How many words can you misuse or abuse and still call yourself a writer? If you’re the writer for Yahoo! Sports’ “Prep Rally,” the answer is quite a few — at least four in a single article.
It’s clear that the writer doesn’t know when to use it’s (which is a contraction of “it is” or “it has”) instead of the possessive pronoun its:
And he can’t tell the difference between represented and representative:
Is he the only writer who doesn’t know taxes are levied and charges are leveled? I’m just wonderin’ ’cause I’ve never seen a mistake like this:
Can you call yourself a writer if you pound out an expression like this?
Anyone have a clue what that’s supposed to mean?