Speak English

One of these days, this writer for Yahoo! Style will break into English, using correct verbs and prepositions. But today is not that day:

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What no one tells you

Here’s something no one tells the writers and editors at yahoo.com: You’re missing a word.

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War on Buffett

Is yahoo.com waging a war on Warren Buffett by deliberately misspelling his name?

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That’s not a typo when you do it twice. And what’s with that blank space in the bottom left?

In the unlikely event you use the right word…

In the unlikely event the writer for Yahoo! Answers stumbles on the correct word, I’d be flabbergasted:

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Illiterate in two languages

The writers at Yahoo! Makers aren’t known for their mastery of the English language. Now we can bestow another honor: Illiterate in French:

bon appetite diy

The expression in French is bon appétit!

Some aid needed here

Whoever’s responsible for this on the Yahoo! front page could use some aid in proofreading:

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Battling verbosity

If battling means “fighting against,” does “battling against him” mean “fighting against against him”? I say “Yes!” But the editors at the Yahoo! front page say “Huh?”

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Dumbest Statement of the Day

Today’s Dumbest Statement comes to you from the folks at the Yahoo! front page, where millions of people now naively believe that Kelly Osbourne is a cohost of “The Talk”:

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She is not. Her mother, Sharon Osbourne, is a cohost.

I’ll have what he’s having

Jon Hamm put another drink on his bar bill, according to Yahoo! Celebrity:

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Was it an Alp?

What kind of peak is a sneak? An Alp? Take a sneak peek at this Yahoo! Style and you decide:

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