A July 4th terror attack is so big it deserves an additional letter on the Yahoo! front page:
I couldn’t possibly address one day’s worth of errors found on the Yahoo! front page. I couldn’t handle just two hours’ worth of typos. There are just too many mistakes on Yahoo!, including this missing apostrophe:
I’m not sure what “33 years’ worth of taxes” is. I guess it’s the same as “33 years of tax returns.” Anyhoo, the writer omitted the apostrophe in what the Associated Press calls a quasi possessive. Other similar constructions that you’re likely to encounter:
Biometrics leads the way, except on the Yahoo! front page, where grammatical errors are in the lead:
It’s like mathematics, physics, forensics, and ballistics — which all take a singular verb.