Now I don’t get it. Why does reading something on yahoo.com make me want to poke my eyes out?
Maybe Katie Couric can explain the grammatical errors that appear so frequently on this page.
I don’t get it. Does this woman write in the third person? Is she or isn’t she the author of this article? And is she the editor in chief or the editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Makers? Seems to me that whoever wrote this should know:
Perhaps my standards are just too high. Maybe I need to lower them and accept that plural subjects don’t need to have plural verbs.
It took a team Yahoo! Style staffers to come up with this ridiculously wrong possessive of the plural noun models:
Apparently there was some disagreement in this brain trust as to where the apostrophe goes — before or after the S. So that put it before and after an S. (Just in case someone on the Style staff is reading this, here’s the scoop: the possessive of models is models’.)
I don’t think that this Yahoo! Style writer’s past classes include one on grammar or proofreading: