Random attacks from yahoo.com

The Yahoo! front page is full of random assaults on the language. Here are just a few of the most recent attacks:

Regular readers of Terribly Write know that you don’t put a hyphen between an adverb that ends in LY and the word that follows it. We are smart that way.

We also know how to spell kisses and would turn in our keyboards if we ever committed this felony:

Here’s how to turn one acceptable sentence into a lousy one: Omit a word:

I’m still trying to figure out if this is a typo or if there’s a random word missing here:


Spell-checking in preparation for publishing

In preparation for posting this caption, the writer for Yahoo! Movies should have tried a little spell-checking:

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