After reading this

After reading this, I realized that the Yahoo! Style writer doesn’t know what a dangling participle is:

According to that sentence, paramedics revived the child — which would be a little challenging since they allegedly performed that miracle after arriving at her location.

The dangling participial phrase “after reviving the child” requires a subject, which the reader expects to find immediately after the phrase. Thus, the writer (and her accomplice, the editor) told us it was paramedics. The correct wording would be something like: After the officer revived the child.

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