Miscellaneous words

Imagine the argument by the editors at Yahoo News that resulted in this mess:

Editor 1: I think it should be “half of Americans are in favor of Congress…”

Editor 2: No, it should be “half of Americans favor Congress…”

Unable to select either option, the editors decide on a compromise, combining both suggestions and adding and subtracting miscellaneous words.



Going rouge

Is my face red! That’s what I’d say if I were the editor for yahoo.com:

This is a rogue monster wave:

This is a rouge monster wave:

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