When I see some errors on the Web I think that the writer is sloppy, lazy, and maybe devoid of some basic smarts. I don’t mean to be rude, but that’s what I thought when I read an article about Britney Spears on Yahoo! Shine. Among the clichés, punctuation problems, and bloated sentences are these cringe-inducing errors:
Apparently the writer knows that paparazzo is the singular form of paparazzi, but couldn’t figure out that the plural form of paparazzo is paparazzi.
Did you make questionable dating choices in the 1920s? I’m thinking maybe the writer got a tad bit confused and used an apostrophe (which signals the omission of letters or numbers) here:
What’s worse than confusing a Mouseketeer with a musketeer? Confusing a Mouseketeer with a musketeer AND misspelling musketeer:
Kevin probably came out looking like a real standup citizen, not just a citizen who can stand up:
I’m not sure that Ms. Spears hired Mr. Lutfi as both her manager and her boyfriend (maybe just as her boyfriend), but I am sure his name is incorrect: