Writing elicits guffaws from readers

What did the Yahoo! Sports writer do to elicit such a response? He did this:

illicit mlb

I almost spit out my nonfat, sugar-free vanilla latte when I read illicit (which means “improper or unlawful”) instead of elicit.

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2 Responses to “Writing elicits guffaws from readers”

  1. quintessentialeditor Says:

    The grammar sniper with the red pen and nonfat sugar-free vanilla latte strikes again. These Yahoo writers really are making it too easy for you huh?


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