How fast does the world travel?

The surface of the Earth at the equator moves at about 1,000 miles per hour. That’s fast. Is that the speed the writer at Yahoo! Style meant?

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How do you get a ride underwater?

How do you hitch a ride in the ocean? You call an Uber diver! Ha-ha! I crack myself up. And this cracks me up, too:

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Today’s laugh was brought to you by the comedians at yahoo.com.

Was the other coke involved?

Was the editor involved with a little coke before writing this headline for yahoo.com?

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Let’s see how long it takes the geniuses at Yahoo! to change that typo to Coca-Cola and to change infamous to famous. (Infamous is not a synonym for famous; it means notorious or well-known for a very, very bad reason.) Maybe they’ll also move that question mark so that it’s outside the quotation marks.

Ciara’s what?

What was Ciara’s thing that gave someone a lap dance? Was it the singer’s backup dancer that gave the lap dance? The singer’s pet monkey? What? Inquiring minds want to know what the Yahoo! Celebrity writer meant:

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Did you fall asleep?

Did the writer for yahoo.com fall asleep at the keyboard?

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Poverty of proofreading

There seems to be a real poverty of proofreading ability among the staffers at the Yahoo! front page:

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Today?s top typos

Today’s top two typos come to you from the home page of Yahoo! Style here:

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and here:

sty hp insitute

and here:

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and here’s another one!

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Typo? I don’t see no stinkin’ typo

This one’s pretty hard to miss, but the staffers at Yahoo! managed to miss it anyway:

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It could be worse

This isn’t the worst error you’ll find on Yahoo!. It’s likely just a typo, but when it appears on the Yahoo! front page, one of the most visited pages on the Web, it gets a lot of attention (except from the writer, editor, or proofreader):

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What do you say to a choir of Scottish girls?

What do you say to a choir of Scottish girls? Singlasses, sing!

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