Oh, lordie. If the writer for Yahoo! Finance‘s “Tech Ticker” is a product of public schools, then there is no hope for the US education system.
Any high school graduate should know the difference between all together (which refers to members of a group doing something collectively) and altogether (which means completely):
Somewhere in this garage sale of words, there may be a thought, but the incorrect affects, missing word, mysterious completive, and misplaced reference to Mr. Barrett obscure it:
Did she drop out of school before completing sixth grade because I’m pretty sure we all learned the difference between affect and effect about that time.
There’s no reason for capitalizing administration , even if it’s preceded by the president’s name.
I’m thinkin’ that when she went to school, kids were allowed to decorate their papers with punctuation marks because she’s unclear of their use here:
The comma belongs before the closing quotation mark. And when did presidents become a proper noun? Uh, never.
Yes, indeed. The American education system is in big trouble.