Ya just gotta love a writer with a sense of humor. Someone who doesn’t take herself or the English language too seriously. It’s a rare talent that this writer for Yahoo! Shine brings to every subject.
Adding a hyphen to overpaid is just the start of the hilarity:
Writing about a cross between Will Ferrell and Colin Farrell produces a certain comic effect:
It’s mind-blowing how she can use a pronoun like it without an antecedent
But we know this writer loves to throw in a word here and there that looks nearly right but is totally wrong:
How clever (in a funny ha-ha way) to omit the hyphen from the compound modifier top-paid. But the real humor comes with their instead of they’re:
Anyone can spell Anne Hathaway’s name correctly; but her spelling is so humorous. It takes a real comedic genius to mix a metaphor about a blooming star:
So, how is it that a writer can find humor in missing words and dropping an apostrophe from Hollywood’s and adding a hyphen to overpaid? “An average $20 million this year” just makes no sense, unless it was an average per film. Or unless the writer is a real comedian.
This writer’s comedy star has finally come into bloom.