Oh, never mind. I was going to use a vulgar term to describe this article on Yahoo! DIY. It’s a sack of incorrect words. It’s also the kind of arrogant writing I hate. Arrogant because the writer is steadfast in her belief that her spelling of common words is correct, while the rest of the English-speaking world are ignorant losers.
OK, that’s the end of my rant. Here’s what the writer thinks is the correct use of sac, the correct capitalization of ribbon, and an acceptable shortening of scissors:
A sac is “a pouch or pouchlike structure in a plant or an animal, sometimes filled with fluid.” But this writer is just not going to let up: