Is that your question?

Here’s one way to make someone look dumber than you: Mangle a quote so badly that the result is laughable. Perfect for an April Fools’ Day prank, this quote is allegedly from a reader of Yahoo! Shine, but it’s the article’s writer who looks like a fool:

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Try imitating a writer

Try imitating a competent writer. It’s the sincerest form of flattery. One way to do that is to make sure you get quotations right. Don’t imitate the writer on Yahoo! Shine who wrote this misquote:

and this one:

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