They sat or were seated?

I don’t know what the correct wording is here at Yahoo News, I just know this is wrong:

Either were sat should be simply sat or were sat should be were seated.  The implication of each is different, so the reader is left wondering if the subjects were told where to sit. Or maybe the editor is just grammatically impaired.

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Wouldn’t it be great?

If Queen Elizabeth is Prince William’s grandmother, isn’t she Princess Charlotte’s great-grandmother? Not according to Yahoo! Style, the authority on all things royal:

Did they emigrate from a non-English-speaking country?

Did the Yahoo! Style writer and editor immigrate to the United States from a country where English isn’t the national language?

The word migrate is used to describe a historically significant movement of many people. The verb that is used to indicate the movement of an individual to another country is immigrate.

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