What would you teach a skin? And how would you do it? Until I read this on Yahoo! Style, I never would have believed that skin can be taught:
(Just in case the writer is reading this, the word is taut.)
So few words, so many mistakes. That’s what happens when the kiddies take to the keyboards over at Yahoo! Style. Ya’ gotta wonder what you can teach a “top knot,” unless you already know that it’s a “taut topknot”:
So, somehow, hair is pulled into a taut topknot using latex boots and black gloves. Sounds lovely.
No words. I have no words for this:
It would be a new entry in the “Commonly Confused Words” category except that I’ve never known of anyone ever making this mistake. So, it’s a first for the writer of “The Thread” on Yahoo! Shine. Congratulations. Your high school English teachers must be so proud.