At least error 1 on yahoo.com

There’s at least one error on yahoo.com, one of the world’s most visited websites:

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Just stopped by to say “hi”

Hi! That’s the word from Yahoo News:

I’d say that Yahoo’s image as a news source takes a hit with that headline.

A series of mistakes

A series of mistakes has lined up on yahoo.com. Here’s just one of them:

The word series is both a singular and plural noun. If it’s preceded by the indefinite article a, it’s a pretty safe bet that it’s singular.  So, it requires a singular verb, like has and not have.

Forth what it’s Worth . . .

This is probably a common typo involving the Texas city of Fort Worth. But the fact that it appears on one of the most visited pages on the Internet — yahoo.com — makes it a real embarrassment:

Says who?

This is a common grammatical mistake on yahoo.com, says blogger:

One of two words is wrong in that teaser, but which one? The hapless reader doesn’t know if one official or multiple official made a statement. Sad.

Warning: Profanity ahead

Warning: This headline from Yahoo News contains content unsuitable for children:

Lots of news outlets are now including the profane words of America’s current president, as if it were acceptable speech. But most of them are also using correct grammar and are able to match a verb and its subject. Some of them also follow standard guidelines and don’t capitalize the word senator unless it directly precedes a senator’s name.

Why? Fie!

Why did the editors at Yahoo News think this was OK? It’s not.

The Wi-Fi Alliance owns the trademark for Wi-Fi, which has a hyphen and two capital letters. It’s like Crock-Pot, another registered trademark that Yahoo staffers often mistreat.

Real entertainment

The real entertainment in Yahoo Entertainment comes from the typos on its home page:

For those outside the United States (and possibly for some people in the United States), we do not hold elections retroactively. Presidential elections are held every four years, and only in years whose last two digits are divisible by four. So, the next election for president is 2020.  Seems like Trevor Noah knows more about our elections than the folks at Yahoo.

Writing and editing are exciting

OK, so maybe writing and editing aren’t exciting — at least not all the time. Perhaps if the editors at Yahoo Lifestyle found them exciting, we wouldn’t be subjected to this:

Pleading or pledging

Readers could be pleading with the editors at Yahoo Lifestyle to employ a proofreader, or at least a spell-checker:

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