This spelling of doorknob on Yahoo! Makers is what the kids at the Internet giant would call cringeworthy:
If you’re a writer who covers fashion, shouldn’t you know the names of the parts of a garment? Shouldn’t you know a sleeve from a waistband? A collar from a lapel?
The writer helpfully included a picture, showing the pin on the collar of the shirt:
You don’t need to be a fashion writer to know the difference between a lapel and a collar; it’s pretty much common knowledge among English-speaking people. Except if you write for Yahoo! Style where subject-matter knowledge is not a requirement:
This episode of Dumbest Statement of the Day comes to you from Yahoo! Makers, where makers make dumb mistakes:
What does “watercooler cookies” have to do with Monet, who was known for his paintings of water lilies? Uh, nothing. You might notice that the cookies look like they were painted with watercolors, and they are indeed called “Watercolor Cookies.” And what does that have to do with Monet? Uh, nothing. Monet didn’t paint with watercolors. So this writer screwed up the name of the cookies and screwed up with the reference to “Monet in the Bank.” Maybe that’s the dumbest statement of the week.