Capital crimes

It’s a capital crime against the language on Yahoo! News‘ “The Ticket” by a reporter who confuses a capitol (which is a building) and a capital (which is the city it sits in):

Don’t go whining that it’s just a typo. Once might be a typo. Twice? It’s the result of carelessness or ignorance:

In South Carolina the capitol is in Columbia, the state capital.

3 Responses to “Capital crimes”

  1. Neeks Says:

    You are “write” as always. 🙂

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