This passed by the writer, who looked past the error

I’ve read that there are people who confuse the past tense of pass with past. But I didn’t believe it until I encountered this from Yahoo! Finance‘s “The Daily Ticker”:

The writer should have used past, which means, among other things, “beyond in position, farther than.”

One Response to “This passed by the writer, who looked past the error”

  1. 1 Story A Week Says:

    Thank you Jamal! (This so reminded me of Finding Forrester)


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