White privilege has played a roll, according to Yahoo! Style:
I’m just wondering what kind of roll it was. Was it a Kaiser roll, an onion roll, or an egg roll? I’m also wondering if an editor played a role in this homophonic hilarity.
If Gigi Hadid is on a role, what role would that be? Juliet? Ophelia? We’ll have to ask the Yahoo! Style “news editor”:
When it comes to making writing mistakes, this gal is on a roll.
I love me some Parker House rolls. They’re small rolls, invented by a cook at the Parker House Hotel in Boston. So, I’m wondering if that’s the small roll that this writer for Yahoo! Style is referring to:
I’m also pondering the possibility that a small roll somehow played a role in the “model-turned-actress” scoring a small role in a movie.
What kind of roll did Rachel Frederickson’s past play? An egg roll? Or maybe a Kaiser or Parker House roll? Jeez, I wish the writers for yahoo.com would be more specific:
Perhaps if someone working at the Internet giant played the role of an editor, we wouldn’t be faced with these gnawing questions.
Hamlet! Willy Loman! Blanche DuBois! Those are three of the most famous roles in the theater. I guess you could call it a role roll call. Or, if you’re as confused by homophones as the writer for Yahoo! Movies, you’d call it a role call:
A roll call is “the reading aloud of a list of names of people, as in a classroom or military post, to determine who is present or absent.” And that’s what the writer meant.