What can you glean from this?

Here’s a shining example of an incorrect word choice on Yahoo Lifestyle:

It’s so glowingly bad it practically gleams. What can you glean from this mistake? That Yahoo doesn’t think competent editors are necessary and using the correct word is irrelevant.


3 Responses to “What can you glean from this?”

  1. Xeno Says:

    Many speak instead of typing, so do you think this may have been a transcription error, a Siri mistake, perhaps?

    • Laura Says:

      It’s possible that it’s a transcription error. But we all know that voice-to-text translators are notoriously error-prone. So, why didn’t someone — the writer, a proofreader, an editor — proofread the article before it was published?

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