Picking nits

I have to admit that sometimes I’m a bit nitpicky. And sometimes I’m very nitpicky. Like when I point out a repeated word from Yahoo! Shine:

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That’s not so bad. At it’s not as bad as this, which appears to be complete nonsense:

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Since anniversary are usually annual events, I don’t think readers need to be told that it was the “60 year anniversary” — even if the writer had hyphenated it correctly:

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I’m gonna say this isn’t nitpicky: It isn’t even a close approximation of Anglesey:

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To make matters (and that paragraph) worse, the writer overlooks the beings typo, the missing space (OK, I’m nitpicking) and the missing apostrophe in what should be the possessive couple’s.


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