Are there really two women named Trina who share their weight-loss stories on Yahoo! Beauty?
Or did someone at Yahoo! forget to proofread?
I know that Donald Trump is a “birther” — someone who alleges that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States, in spite of enormous evidence to the contrary. Now it appears that according to Yahoo! News the Koch brothers are also birthers:
Or maybe not. When trying to decipher a typo, there’s always a chance of misinterpreting the writer’s intent.
Mon dieu! Here’s a little intro to a video on Yahoo! Style that claims to teach us how to pronounce famous brand names. (I think the writer meant famous French brand names, but I quibble.) The problem? The writer has her own problems with French.
I can’t be sure, but I think the writer was trying to count to three in French, but misspelled trois. Then there’s something about a cat (chat) inside a dog (chien). Personally, I would have written chat et chien, which would be cat and dog. Let’s not overlook the misspelled Alliance and the missing hyphen in Roche-Posay.
But my favorite gaffe is in the actual video, where the writer just can’t get that accent right in Hermès:
Don’t you love those experts at Yahoo!? They’re illiterate in two languages!