Who designed that white house?

Who asked this question about the White House on the Yahoo! Answers blog?

Obviously it was someone who doesn’t know that the house in the nation’s capital has two capitals.


Rolling in the isle

If you’re writing a fashion and style column, like Yahoo! Shine’s “The Thread,” you should know something about fashion. At least you should know how to spell Fair Isle, a knitting technique or pattern named after the wee island in northern Scotland:

It doesn’t matter that a designer or clothing manufacturer calls its tights Fairisle. You need to call it by its proper name. And just so’s you know, it’s not Fair Aisle or fair-isle.

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