Incidents like these

Incidents of mismatched subjects and verbs are unfortunately common on Yahoo! Style:


Are plastic tires next?

When I read this headline on Yahoo! Style, I pictured Ms. Johnson wearing shoes we commonly refer to as “jellies” or maybe the much-reviled Crocs;

But, noooo. They were shoes made by Gucci. And according to the article, they are plastic. Except where “they are made entirely of rubber”:

Maybe next we’ll be reading about truck tires made of plastic.

Break up that breakout

If I see one more phrasal verb spelled as a single word, I’m gonna break out in hives. After reading this on Yahoo! Beauty, I feel a rash coming on:

breakout bea

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