Dumbest statement of the day

Today’s really dumb statement comes to you courtesy of the brain trust that is the Yahoo! front page:

fp nearly 3 yrs

I don’t need to explain the monumental stupidity of that statement to my readers. But for the benefit of the writers and editors at Yahoo!, let me explain: It is 2016; 2012 was more than three years ago. Perhaps you don’t understand that nearly doesn’t mean “more than”; it means “almost, but not quite.”

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