Did you know that ditching drinking and even social imbibers can be good for you? That’s what the editors at yahoo.com claim, though I suspect they have no idea where to insert a parenthetical phrase:
How big a hanger does it take to host an award ceremony? According to Yahoo! Style, the Critics’ Choice Awards was held in Barker Hanger:
The only Barker Hanger I could find looked like this:
A more likely venue is the Barker Hangar, located in Santa Monica, not L.A. It looks something like this:
I think that’s what the writer meant. I’m guessin’ that she didn’t even know that hangar was a word and it referred to a large building where aircraft are stored.
Did readers of yahoo.com sign up for this? Did they agree that the writers and editors could use any word, regardless of meaning?
I’m pretty sure that the persons responsible for choosing the word signatories thought it means “people who sign something.” A signatory is someone who has signed a contract or other legal document. I don’t think signing a petition meets that definition.