Calling all editors!

I kid. I am a kidder. I’m not calling all editors, just calling out the editor for the Yahoo! front page who decided that cellphone was a word here:

fp internet cellphone

but it wasn’t a word over here:

fp cell phone

What’s so hard about checking the spelling in a dictionary, such as the American Heritage Dictionary, which is actually part of the Yahoo! network? If this is a word that’s in transition, somewhere in limbo between one word and two, then just make a decision: Pick one way to spell it and stick to it. And make sure others stick to it, too.


2 Responses to “Calling all editors!”

  1. ericjbaker Says:

    Yahoo! posted an instant classic today called “Bad Boys And Gals Present As More Attractive.” I beg you to take a look at the first paragraph. Only three sentences, yet packed with enough mistakes and incoherence to fill an entire article.

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